Topic: Militia - LHN - 1/7/1
1st (New South Wales Lancers) Australian Light Horse
New South Wales Lancers [1895 - 1903]
1st (New South Wales Lancers) Australian Light Horse [1903-1912]
7th (New South Wales Lancers) Australian Light Horse [1912-1918]
1st (New South Wales Lancers) Australian Light Horse [1919-1929]
1/21st Australian Light Horse [1929-1935]
1st (Royal New South Wales Lancers) Light Horse Machine Gun Regiment [1936-1942]
1st (Royal New South Wales Lancers) Armoured Regiment [1942-1948]
1st Royal New South Wales Lancers [1948-1956]
1/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers [1956- ]
[The elephant's head used on the badges is taken from the family crest of Lord Carrington, Governor of New South Wales from 1885 - 1890 and was appointed Honorary Colonel of the Regiment from 1885 until 1928.]
Tenax in fide - Steadfast in Trust
1st Southern and Western New South Wales Brigade
The Right Honorable CR Carrington, Earl, PC, GCMG, 9 February 1886
Lieutenant Colonel WL Vernon
Staff Officer and Adjutant
Captain RC MacKenzie.
First Lieutenant JM Purves, 8 November 1890 (Honorary Captain, 27 November 1893)
Lieutenant RAO Waugh, 24 December 1904.
Lieutenant FW Mehuish, Honorary Captain.
Second Lieutenant AJ Mills, 8 December 1904.
Number 1, Sydney Squadron
Captain FC Timothy
Lieutenant J McMahon
Lieutenant EAK Hudson
Second Lieutenant LD Phillips
Second Lieutenant HV Vernon
Number 2, Parramatta Squadron
Captain FH Cox, 11 November 1897, Honorary Lieutenant Colonel, 5 June 1901, Brevet Major, 5 December 1902 - South African Veteran.
Lieutenant EF Luke
Second Lieutenant FE Stowe
Number 3, Berry - Robertson Squadron
Major R McEvilly
Lieutenant EA Blow, 21 December 1900, Honorary Captain, 6 May 1902, South African Veteran.
Lieutenant JD Wood
Second Lieutenant JH Warby
Number 4, Richmond - Windsor Squadron
Captain P Charley
Captain B Hall, 5 December 1901
Lieutenant WT Charley
Lieutenant RB Walker
Second Lieutenant H Skuthorp
(Permenant troops attached to the 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment for training purposes.)
Number 5, Albion Park - Shellharbour (Garrison) Squadron
Citation: 1st (New South Wales Lancers) Australian Light Horse, 1905