Topic: AIF - Lighthorse
Australian Light Horse
Roles within the Regiment
The following entries dealing with the roles and duties within the hierarchy of a light horse regiment are extracted from a very informative handbook called The Bushman’s Military Guide, 1898. While written in 1898, the information contained in the entries held true for the next twenty years with only minor modifications with the principles remaining as current then as now.
(1.) To be capable of performing the duties of the squadron sergeant-major in a lesser degree but should also have a thorough knowledge of the mode of supplying arms, camp equipment, rations, and forage, and issue and return to stores. He is frequently called upon to do the duties of squadron sergeant-major in addition to his own.
Previous: Squadron Sergeant-Major
Citation: Australian Light Horse, Roles within the Regiment, Squadron Quartermaster-Sergeant