"At a mile distant their thousand hooves were stuttering thunder, coming at a rate that frightened a man - they were an awe inspiring sight, galloping through the red haze - knee to knee and horse to horse - the dying sun glinting on bayonet points..." Trooper Ion Idriess
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Colour patch for the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
In July 1916, all Regimental Machine Gun Sections were to be excised from the regiments of the 1st Light Horse Brigade and brigaded to form a Machine Gun Squadron. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Machine Gun Sections were combined to form the 1st Machine Gun Squadron under the command of the Brigade.
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