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Friday, 8 May 2009
Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 May 1919
Topic: Diary - Schramm

Diaries of AIF Servicemen

Bert Schramm

 

During part of the course of his military service with the AIF, 2823 Private Herbert Leslie Schramm, a farmer from White's River, near Tumby Bay on the Eyre Peninsular, kept a diary of his life. Bert was not a man of letters so this diary was produced with great effort on his behalf. Bert made a promise to his sweetheart, Lucy Solley, that he would do so after he received the blank pocket notebook wherein these entries are found. As a Brigade Scout since September 1918, he took a lead part in the September 1918 breakout by the Allied forces in Palestine. Bert's diary entries are placed alongside those of the 9th Light Horse Regiment to which he belonged and to the 3rd Light Horse Brigade to which the 9th LHR was attached. On this basis we can follow Bert in the context of his formation.

 Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 May 1919

 


Bert Schramm's Handwritten Diary, 28 April - 2 May 1919

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Diaries

Bert Schramm

Friday, May 2, 1919

Bert Schramm's Location - Zagazig, Egypt.

Bert Schramm's Diary - Tod, Lieutenant PA; and, Lawrence, Lieutenant R, with party returned from escorting Turkish prisoners of war to Alexandria. They brought back the original banner of the Regiment which from the time the Regiment embarked for Gallipoli until now has been under the care of Mrs Cornish. [Waterworks Alexandria]

 

 

9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary

9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Zagazig, Egypt.

9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Usual camp routine. Driscoll, Lieutenant LS, evacuated to hospital.

 

Darley

Darley, TH, With the Ninth Light Horse in the Great War, Adelaide, Hassell Press, 1924.

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Darley, TH, With the Ninth Light Horse in the Great War, Adelaide, Hassell Press, 1924.

 


Citation: Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 May 1919


Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Saturday, 9 May 2009 9:19 PM EADT
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Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Sunday, 10 May 2009 11:33 AM EADT
The Australian Light Horse, Part 3
Topic: Militia - LH

 The Australian Light Horse

Part 3

 

2nd Lancer Draft for South Africa, 17 June 1900.

 

The following is an extract from the book by Hall, RJG, The Australian Ligth Horse, Melbourne 1967, pp. 24 - 28.

 

South African War

The hostilities in South Africa were to have a profound effect upon the emerging military organization in Australia. This was to be her first practical lesson in the military arts. There was no lack of students. Australia sent 16,175 combatants to the theatre with 16,314 horses. Apart from the valuable introduction to the "new warfare", conducted without the pomp and colourful panoply of scarlet uniforms, white accoutrements, polished helmets and geometric formations, the War Office in London realized that the colonies possessed tremendous potential in the provision of soldiery.

By the end of the War in June 1902 Australia had shown not only her capacity to provide willing and enthusiastic soldiers, but already the reputation of her mounted men, their resourcefulness, initiative and courage had left a lasting impression with the more perceptive British leaders.

A young major of the lnniskillians named Allenby commanded a group of NSW Lancers and spoke highly of their operations. He was to speak out again, fifteen years later, in Syria and his opinions of the Australian Light Horse were recorded as follows:

"I knew the New South Wales Lancers and the Australian Horse well in the Boer War and I was glad to meet some of my old friends of those days when the Light Horse came under my command just two years ago. The Australian Light Horseman combines with a splendid physique a restless activity of mind ... on every variety of ground - mountain, plain, desert, swamp or jungle the Australian Light Horseman has proved himself equal to the best. He has earned the gratitude of the Empire and the admiration of the world".

To return to the days prior to the declaration of War, the Australian public demonstrated an acute interest in the preliminary manoeuvring between Britain and the South African States. Three months prior to the outbreak of War, Queensland made an offer of 250 mounted infantry to the British Government. This was followed in turn by Victoria and New South Wales.

When the state of war was proclaimed on 11 Oct 1899, the enthusiasm of the volunteers knew no bounds. In the first eighteen months of the War, 2,900 regular recruited soldiers were dispatched from the various States. In addition, 3,637 "Citizen Bushmen" sailed for South Africa as the result of public subscription and material assistance.

The standards set for the enlistment of men for service in the South African War were published in the press and State gazettes

"Men to be good shots and proficient swordsmen, of superior physique not under 5 foot 6 inches or 34 inches chest; good riders and bushmen, accustomed to find their way about in strange country."

Whether all the conditions were met or proved; the acceptances are shown in the table below.

State Cavalry-Mounted Rifles etc. Contingent  Officers Other Ranks Horses
NSW Lancers (a)      
  1 NSWMR       
  2 NSWMR       
  3 NSWMR      
  1 Australian Horse      
  1 Australian Commonwealth Horse (b) (3 squadrons)      
  5 Australian Commonwealth Horse  
Total NSW    314 5,796 5,872
 
Victoria   
  2 Mounted Rifles (VMR)   
  5 Mounted Rifles (VMR)  
  2 Australian Commonwealth Horse (3 squadrons)  
  4 Australian Commonwealth Horse (2 squadrons)  
  6 Australian Commonwealth Horse (A, B, C and D squadrons VMR)  
Total Victoria    193 3372 3825
 
South Australia   
  1 Mounted Rifles (SAMR)   
  2 Mounted Rifles (SAMR)  
  2 Australian Commonwealth Horse (half squadron)  
  4 Australian Commonwealth Horse (1 squadron)  
  8 Australian Commonwealth Horse (A and C squadrons)  
Total South Australia   89 1,437 1,444
 
Western Australia   
  1 Mounted Infantry (WAMI)   
  2 Mounted Infantry (WAMI   
  4 Mounted Infantry (WAMI)   
  5 Mounted Infantry (WAMI)   
  6 Mounted Infantry (WAMI)  
  2 Australian Commonwealth Horse (half squadron)  
  4 Australian Commonwealth Horse (one squadron)  
  8 Australian Commonwealth Horse (one squadron)  
Total WA    67 1,162 1,183
 
Queensland  
  1 Mounted Infantry (QMI)  
  2 Mounted Infantry (QMI)   
  3 Mounted Infantry (QMI)  
  1 Australian Commonwealth Horse (one squadron)  
  3 Australian Commonwealth Horse (one squadron)  
  7 Australian Commonwealth Horse  
Total Queensland    149 2,739 3,207
 
Tasmania   
  1 Mounted Infantry (TMI)  
  1 Australian Commonwealth Horse (one squadron)  
  3 Australian Commonwealth Horse (one squadron)  
  8 Australian Commonwealth Horse (one squadron)  
Total Tasmania   36 821 783
 
TOTAL    838 15,327 16,314
         


NOTE (a) - A squadron of New South Wales Lancers, having attended tournaments and training in England, arrived at Cape Town on heir return to Australia. With a fine sense of duty and little regard for the legal niceties, the majority of the squadron disembarked for operations, thus becoming the first overseas troops to land in any of the bases of the war.

NOTE (b) - The Australian Commonwealth Horse is not to be confused with the Militia Regiment of Australian Horse (1897). The Commonwealth Horse was raised as the first mounted unit of the newly named Commonwealth of Australia. It is of interest to note that the First Australian Commonwealth Horse battalion displayed for the first time the Australian General Service Badge (Rising Sun).

As the result of the contribution to the South African War by the various States of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Battle Honour SOUTH AFRICA was authorized in Military Order 123/1908. The award was made in such a way that any future regiments of:

New South Wales Lancers,
New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Victorian Mounted Rifles,
Queensland Mounted Rifles,
South Australian Mounted Rifles,
Western Australian Mounted Infantry,
Tasmanian Mounted Infantry, and
Australian Horse.


could all bear the Distinction held on their behalf by the above regiments.

As far as the Commonwealth Forces in general and the Light Horse in particular, were concerned, the South African War provided the militia with a large number of officers and NCO's with battle experience. Units were to lean heavily upon this experience for a number of years until war again called Australians to fight upon foreign soil.
 


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Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Friday, 15 May 2009 9:42 AM EADT
The Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli, 8 May 1915, Turkish Roll of Honour
Topic: Tk - Army

The Battle of Krithia

Gallipoli, 8 May 1915

Turkish Roll of Honour

 

Çanakkale Martyr's Memorial
[Photo by Jll.]

 

The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have served at Gallipoli and gave their lives in service of the Ottoman Empire during The Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli, 8 May 1915. The names are compiled from the Turkish Book of Martyrs commonly known as Sehitlerimiz

 

Roll of Honour

 

ABDULLAH, also known as “MOLLAMUSA OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of MEHMET, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

ABDURRAHMAN, also known as “KOCA SEFER OĞULLARI”, the son of SEFER, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

AHMET, the son of AHMET, 21st Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 7th Company.

AHMET, the son of ALİ, 16th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Company.

AHMET, also known as “YAKUP OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of BEKİR, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Unknown Company.

AHMET, also known as “HACI OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of HACI HÜSEYİN, 25th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 2nd Company.

AHMET, the son of İBRAHİM, 10th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 1st Company.

AHMET, the son of MEHMET, 71st Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 10th Company.

AHMET, also known as “KÖSE OĞULLARI”, the son of MUSTAFA, Unknown Regiment, Unknown Battalion, Unknown Company.

AHMET, the son of NURİ, 17th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 1st Company.

AHMET, also known as “KARABEY OĞULLARI”, the son of OSMAN, 125th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Unknown Company.

AHMET, the son of SÜLEYMAN, 16th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Company.

AHMET, the son of YAKUP, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

ALİ, the son of AHMET, 11th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 4th Company.

ALİ, also known as “ALİ ABBAS OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of ALİ MEHMET, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 2nd Company.

ALİ, the son of BEŞE, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Unknown Company.

ALİ, the son of DURMUŞ, 14th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 12th Company.

ALİ, also known as “BEŞOĞULLARINDAN”, the son of HALİL, Unknown Regiment, Unknown Battalion, Unknown Company.

ALİ, the son of HASAN, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 8th Company.

ALİ, the son of HASAN, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Unknown Company.

ALİ, also known as “DELİ AHMET OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of HÜSEYİN, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Unknown Company.

ALİ, the son of SÜLEYMAN, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

ARİF, the son of İSMAİL, 25th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 4th Company.

 

BEYTULLAH, the son of ÖMER, 20th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 4th Company.

 

DURMUŞ, also known as “ALİCİK OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of İBRAHİM, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Unknown Company.

 

EYÜP, the son of HALİL, 17th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 4th Company.

 

FAHRİ, the son of MAHMUT, 12th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 2nd Company.

FERHAT AĞA, the son of MUSTAFA, 55th Regiment, Unknown Battalion, Unknown Company.

FEYZİ, the son of MUSTAFA, 1st Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 9th Company.

 

HALİL, also known as “GÖK HÜSEYİN OĞULLARI”, the son of ALİ, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 8th Company.

HALİL, the son of HALİL, 20th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 9th Company.

HALİL, the son of HASAN, 39th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 8th Company.

HALİL, the son of İBRAHİM, 126th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 4th Company.

HAMDİ, the son of ABDULLAH, 19th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 4th Company.

HASAN, the son of HALİL, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Company.

HASAN, the son of RECEP, 124th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 2nd Company.

HASAN, the son of SELİM, 12th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 3rd Company.

HASAN FEHMİ EFENDİ, the son of HÜSEYİN, Unknown Regiment, Unknown Battalion, Unknown Company.

HASAN HÜSEYİN, the son of SÜLEYMAN, 17th Regiment, 4th Battalion, Unknown Company.

HÜSEYİN, the son of AHMET, 11th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Company.

HÜSEYİN, the son of KAMİL, 38th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 1st Company.

HÜSEYİN, the son of MEHMET, 10th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 9th Company.

HÜSEYİN, the son of MUSTAFA, 11th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 3rd Company.

HÜSEYİN, the son of MUSTAFA, 70th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Company.

İBRAHİM, the son of HÜSEYİN, 3rd Regiment, 1st Battalion, 2nd Company.

İBRAHİM, also known as “NALBANT OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of MEHMET, 47th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 4th Company.

 

İSA, also known as “SARIÖMER OĞULLARI”, the son of MEHMET EMİN, 17th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 9th Company.

İSMAİL, also known as “YUSUF OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of MEHMET, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Unknown Company.

 

KASIM, the son of MEHMET, 57th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Company.

KASIM, the son of MEHMET, 57th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Company.

 

MEHMET, also known as “PENBE SANCAKDAR OĞULLARI”, the son of AHMET, Unknown Regiment, Unknown Battalion, Unknown Company.

MEHMET, the son of AHMET, 124th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 11th Company.

MEHMET, the son of HACI HASAN, 57th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 11th Company.

MEHMET, also known as “KARASÜLEYMAN OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of HÜSEYİN, Unknown Regiment, 1st Battalion, 17th Company.

MEHMET, the son of HÜSEYİN, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

MEHMET, the son of HÜSEYİN, 11th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 8th Company.

MEHMET, the son of HÜSEYİN, 11th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 8th Company.

MEHMET, the son of HÜSEYİN, 46th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 4th Company.

MEHMET, the son of İBRAHİM, 12th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 3rd Company.

MEHMET, the son of İBRAHİM, 18th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 4th Company.

MEHMET, the son of KASIM MUSTAFA, 124th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 1st Company.

MEHMET, also known as “GARİP OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of MAHMUT, 5th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 4th Company.

MEHMET, the son of MAHMUT, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Unknown Company.

MEHMET, the son of MEHMET, 10th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th Company.

MEHMET, the son of MEHMET, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

MEHMET, the son of MUSTAFA, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 7th Company.

MEHMET, the son of ÖMER, 10th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 12th Company.

MEHMET, the son of YUSUF, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Company.

MEHMET, the son of YUSUF, 124th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 1st Company.

MEHMET ALİ, the son of AHMET, 34th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Company.

MEHMET ALİ, also known as “EMİN EFENDİ OĞULLARI”, the son of HASAN, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 8th Company.

MEHMET ALİ, the son of MEHMET, 25th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Company.

MEHMET BURHAN, the son of HACI HALİL, 16th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Unknown Company.

MEVLÜT, the son of ABDUL, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 14th Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of ABDULLATİF, 10th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th Company.

MUSTAFA, also known as “ARAP OĞULLARI”, the son of AHMET, 126th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 3rd Company.

MUSTAFA, also known as “HALİLBEY OĞULLARI”, the son of EMİN, Unknown Regiment, Unknown Battalion, Unknown Company.

MUSTAFA, also known as “HALİLBEY OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of EMİN, 16th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Unknown Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of HASAN, 11th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 10th Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of HASAN, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of HÜSEYİN, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th Company.

MUSTAFA, also known as “DELİBEKİR OĞULLARI”, the son of İBRAHİM, 19th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of İSMAİL, 20th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 3rd Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of MEHMET, 10th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of MEHMET, 127th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 4th Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of MEHMET ALİ, 10th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 11th Company.

MUSTAFA, the son of VELİ, 126th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Company.

 

NİYAZİ, the son of YUSUF, 11th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

NURİ, the son of EMİN, 17th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 1st Company.

 

ÖMER, the son of İBRAHİM, 20th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 2nd Company.

ÖMER, the son of MEHMET, 10th Regiment, Unknown Battalion, 14th Company.

OSMAN, the son of ALİ, 29th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Company.

OSMAN, the son of MUSTAFA, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

OSMAN, also known as “ÇOMUŞ OĞULLARI”, the son of OSMAN, Unknown Regiment, Unknown Battalion, Unknown Company.

 

RAMAZAN, also known as “MEMİŞ”, the son of MEHMET ALİ, 41st Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th Company.

RAMAZAN, also known as “SEVAHİLLİ OĞULLARI”, the son of MEHMET ALİ, 41st Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th Company.

RASİM, the son of HASAN, 12th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 4th Company.

 

ŞABAN, the son of ALİ, 12th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Company.

SAİM, the son of AHMET, 12th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 3rd Company.

SAİT, the son of MUHTAR, 10th Regiment, 4th Battalion, 15th Company.

SALİH EFENDİ, the son of HASAN, 72nd Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Company.

ŞERAFETTİN, the son of ŞABAN, 71st Regiment, 1st Battalion, 3rd Company.

SIDKI, the son of KAMİL, 124th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Company.

SÜLEYMAN, the son of HÜSEYİN, 31st Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 9th Company.

SÜLEYMAN, the son of MEHMET, 34th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Company.

SÜLEYMAN, the son of MEHMET, 34th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Company.

SÜLEYMAN, the son of ÖMER, 14th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 11th Company.

SÜLEYMAN, also known as “OSMAN OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of ŞAMİL, 38th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 1st Company.

 

TALİP, the son of MUSTAFA, 17th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 12th Company.

TURAN, also known as “AĞRIS OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of SAMUR, 60th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Unknown Company.

 

YUSUF, also known as “RECEP OĞLU”, the son of ABDULLAH, 12th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 3rd Company.

YUSUF, also known as “HATİP OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of MEHMET, 57th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 12th Company.

YUSUF, also known as “KÖR HASAN OĞULLARINDAN”, the son of MUSTAFA, 20th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Company.

 

Lest We Forget

 

 

Further Reading:

Turkish Army 

The Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli, 8 May 1915

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: The Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli, 8 May 1915, Turkish Roll of Honour

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Saturday, 8 May 2010 2:21 PM EADT
Thursday, 7 May 2009
Volunteer Support
Topic: AAA Volunteers

Voluntary Work Support

Australian Light Horse Studies Centre

 


The Archive

At the present moment, while the archives of the Australian Light Horse Studies Centre are extensive, they are not publicly available. The only available material is that which appears on the site which at present moment is less than 1% of the total archive.

As a volunteer, you will have access to the archives to assist with your specific project. To date we do not have an online service as the archive has yet to be ordered to allow such an event to occur.

However on an ask basis, we are able to pass on the specific information or source documents you may be seeking in your work.

 

Items on the Archive

 

Births, Deaths and Marriage records for:

New South Wales

Victoria

Queensland

Tasmania 

South Australia

 

Commonwealth Military Orders

The complete set of the Commonwealth Military Orders from 1905 - 1920

 

State District Orders

Complete sets where possible. To date they include:

Victoria

Queensland

 

Routine Orders

All available Routine Orders for the various light horse formations in the AIF.

 

War Diaries

This includes a collection of those publicly available and many that will never appear online.

 

Personal Diaries

A large collection of personal diaries is held to allow additional study. These are not posted on this site due to restrictions placed upon them by relatives.

 

Private Letters

A substantial collection of private correspondence exists which gives good insight into the daily lives of the men in the various military formations over the two decades.

 

Books

Rare and difficult to obtain books on all aspects of the Australian military involvement. Those in languages other than English are usually accompanied by translations. Included in this collection are all the published and unpublished unit histories.

 

Photographs

Many thousands of photographs are available in the collection relating to many different subjects.

 

Newspapers

The newspaper collection includes most available Australian and New Zealand newspapers from the major metropolitans to the little country town newspaper. The collection deals with specific time frames.

 

Maps

We have the largest private digital map holding in Australia with maps produced during this specific period relating to the light horse.

 

The Australian Light Horse Studies Centre has one of the largest and most comprehensive archives relating to the Light Horse period of the first two decades in Australia.

 

The Scope

To assist volunteers in their work, a look up of specific information service exists, thus allowing each individual volunteer to overcome an information problem due to distance and access. This service is specifically reserved for volunteers and not publicly available except at a price.

 

Do you want to explore your own story?

By volunteering to produce content for the Australian Light Horse Studies Centre web site, you are exploring your own historical roots. It is a fascinating journey which produces personal satisfaction with the discovery and helps many others understand their own story. It is a win win situation.

By becoming a volunteer, you can make this happen.

 

Drop a note to us at:

Australian Light Horse Studies Centre

We will chat about getting you started.

 

Further Reading:

Volunteer stages

Volunteering with the Australian Light Horse Studies Centre 

Volunteering with the Australian Light Horse Studies Centre, Contents 

 


Citation: Volunteer Support


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