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Sunday, 10 May 2009
Using the site
Topic: A - Using the Site

Navigating the Site

Tips for optimising your journey

 

Because of the complexity, volume and nature of the material, it is a difficult task producing a front end that is simple to use for the visitor. The solution has meant that some simplicity has been sacrificed for accuracy.

All that being said, once the logic of the site is understood, it is quite simple to navigate.

 

The Sidebar

The sidebar structure is quite simple. The first items relate to the AIF, followed by the Boer War, Battles, General information, Militia, Turkish items and then Weapons. Each item is clearly marked as a heading followed by subheadings which incorporate the heading detail.

 

AIF - Australian Imperial Force

Example: AIF - 2B - 7 LHR = Australian Imperial Force, 2nd Light Horse Brigade, 7th Light Horse Regiment - which will open with a contents page detailing the items on that particular thread which will include a regimental outline. This particular section details the entire Australian Order Of Battle in the Middle East and includes information upon other national units that played a role with the AIF. So primarily there is a large listing of NZ material as there will be eventually of British material. Included are the Italians, French and British West Indies, to name a few.

 

BW - Boer War

Example: BW - NSW - NSWCBC = Boer War, New South Wales, NSW Citizens Bushemen's Contingent.  This thread deals with many issues relating to the formation and history of the NSW Citizens Bushemen's Contingent including nominal rolls and individual biographies of soldiers.

 

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Example: BatzB - Buffels Hoek = Battles, Boer War, Buffels Hoek. This will give a contents page detailing all the items in the thread dealing with the battle at Buffels Hoek in which Australians saw action. There are close to about 130 battles in which Australians participated during the period 1899 - 1920 which included two in Australia itself. These are all recorded and detailed in this section.

 

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Example: Militia - LHN - 3/11/7 = Militia, Light Horse New South Wales, 3rd Australian Light Horse which became the 11th Australian Light Horse which finished as the 7th Australian Light Horse. The sub sub heading is under the subheading "Militia - LHN - NSW" highlighting the fact that this section is now dealing with New South Wales Light Horse Militia activities. This specific topic is of course about the Australian Horse.

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Example: Tk - Bks - Air Force = Turkish Items, Books, Air Force which opens to a transcription of Ole Nikolajsen's book, Ottoman Aviation 1911 – 1919.

 

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A search engine only works as well as the parameters placed in the search box. The wider the search term, the more results will be generated. The best hint is to be very specific with your search item.

If you have a general term, firstly examine the sidebar to establish if a thread already exists which covers the search parameters. Using a term like "Beersheba" will produce many hundreds of entries since apart from hundreds of individual items, it is also listed on the sidebar as a thread and as such has its own table of contents.

 

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We are always open to suggestions on making such a scheme more logical and simple without sacrificing accurate content description.

 

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Citation: Navigating the site

Posted by Project Leader at 12:36 AM EADT
Updated: Sunday, 10 May 2009 12:59 AM EADT
The Australian Light Horse, Part 1
Topic: Militia - LH

The Australian Light Horse

Part 1

 

A shooting competition between the Hobart Town Artillery and the First Rifles at Cornelian Bay, Tasmania, 17 October 1866.

 

The following is an extract from the book by Hall, RJG, The Australian Ligth Horse, Melbourne 1967, pp. 11 - 14.

 

The Early Years 1818-1870

To understand the conditions which existed at the time of the appearance of the Australian Mounted troops, one has to make a brief examination of the development of the military defence in Australia. Such developments take place in fairly well defined periods

•    1788-1850 Imperial Forces only
•    1850-1870 Imperial Forces plus local volunteers
•    1870 Departure of Imperial Forces
•    1871-1880 State Volunteer movements
•    1880-1900 Reorganization in accordance with Jervois-Scratchley Report
•    1902 Federation reorganization


Initially, the military forces were closely associated with the nature of the community. A large number of convicts was being used in the labour field. The colonists depended upon the military, in the absence of a police force, to protect life and property against the possible threat of convict violence and aboriginal reprisals against the unwelcome intrusion. The troops supplied for this task were Imperial regiments of foot, stationed in the Australian colonies for a definite term of duty.

The New South Wales Corps, a force raised in England for service in Australia, arrived in 1790 - 1792. A detachment was stationed at Parramatta, a town later to become a strong Light Horse centre and currently the depot for one of the oldest light horse regiments, the Royal New South Wales Lancers.

Despite the popular association of the Corps with the infamous rum traffic, the disciplined development of public, as well as military services, owes much to the quality of both officers and men of the Corps. The declining good relations with the Administration, noticeably during the later part of Governor Hunter's term of office, ceased altogether after the arrival of the autocratic and unbending Governor Bligh. After the disastrous "rebellion" of 1808 the Corps returned to Britain in 1809 and were disbanded as 102 Regiment in 1818. The Australian colonies then saw the arrival and departure of 26 British line regiments and a detachment of the Royal Artillery from 1810 - 1870.

More good than ill can he said of the regiments performing their difficult duties in the colonies.

Of the 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment (1835 - 1842), the "Australian" of 16 June 1842 made the following comments:

"During the sojourn of the Corps amongst us, the steady, soldierlike conduct of the men, the courteous demeanour of the officers, have carried our cordial approbation and they will leave many friends and well wishers behind them in the colony."


Not so cordial was the General Order directed at the 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment (1826-1831) and published on 27th April 1826:

"The Lieutenant General is pleased to Order that John Jones and John Doherty of 57th Regiment, who have rendered themselves by self mutilation to be incapable of performing their regimental duties, be sent at the first opportunity to Norfolk Island for the purpose of being employed there as scavengers."


The 4th (King's Own) Regiment of Foot (1832-1837) left behind something more tangible than memories of their service. Lieutenant Colonel McKenzie, their commanding officer, retired on 11th July 1834, married and settled in Australia. One of his daughters married Capt A. T. Faunce of the King's Own. This couple became the grand parents of Granville Ryrie (later Major General Hon. Sir Granville Ryrie KCMG, CB, VD, commander of the 2 LH Brigade in the Great War 1914-18).

Between 1825 and 1840, the colonies suffered under a period of military inertia which was to be visited upon the country at least twice again over the next 140 years. The Colonial Office repeatedly ignored the observation of Governor Darling-that there was "a total absence of works necessary for the protection and security of the colony". The situation deteriorated even further with the reduction of the NSW Garrison in 1846 to assist in the Maori Wars. With the possibility of further reductions, the colonies were told to raise volunteers themselves. As the control of revenues, did not rest with the Legislative Councils, such a proposition was economically unsound. However, this was resolved in 1854. Further stimulation to establishing a voluntary force was provided by the outbreak of the Crimean War the same year. Following second amending act of the Volunteers Forces Act (Vic.) 1854, the following mounted troops officially existed:

NSW - One troop Yeomanry (NSW Cavalry Troop)

Vic - Victorian Volunteer Yeomanry Corps

SA - One troop of Mounted Rifles (Adelaide Mounted Rifles)


After a further decline in interest by the British Government (the Victorian Government was now meeting the entire expenses of maintaining 700 Imperial Troops), a revival occurred with the rumours of French designs against Britain in 1859. Mounted detachments were now organized in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, and South Australia.

The Castlemaine Mail, reporting upon the volunteer review held in honour of the Queen's Birthday on 24 May 1861, indicated the heat of the Victorians' fervour:

"Later a sham fight took place - the Kyneton men on the defensive. The Kyneton men got so warm that it eventually appeared more like a real than sham fight. Several accidents occurred to riders and one horse was shot in the head. Mr G. W. Johnson, ex MLA, was shot across the hand, another of the corps in the neck and another was spattered with powder in the face in such a manner that he will ever present indelible evidence of his proximity to powder More than one rifle bears dints on the barrel and cuts on the wood."


It did however provide Dr. Hutchinson, surgeon to the Castlemaine Corps, the opportunity to tend his men. This he did, resplendent in his new dress uniform which he was wearing for the first time.

By 1863, with the resurgence of Voluntary enlistments, the state of the Australian Cavalry was as follows:

NSW - Mounted Rifle detachment of 4 officers and 35 other ranks
Vic - The Royal Volunteer Cavalry Regiment (Prince of Wales Fight Horse Hussars)
Qld - 2 Troops of Mounted Rifles (Brisbane and Ipswich troops)
SA - 4 Troops of Mounted Rifles (Adelaide Mounted Rifles)
WA - A troop of Mounted Rifles (organized by the 12th Regiment of Foot)
Tas - A troop of Mounted Rifles (Launceston Mounted Rifles)


The Royal Volunteer Cavalry Regiment being the only cavalry regiment in Australia to have the Prince of Wales title, a title preserved by 17 Light Horse and later 4/19 Prince of Wales's Light Horse, it is interesting to note the circumstances of its first use. 1861 was notable in Victoria for the number of independent mounted troops, "The Castlemaine Dragoons", "The Kyneton Mounted Rifles", "The Victorian Yeomanry Cavalry" and so on, each attempting to dress themselves in a uniform both distinctive and yet quite unlike that of the rival troop.

After considerable negotiation, the like of which can well be imagined, the troops were amalgamated under the title "Royal Volunteer Cavalry Regiment". The troops were distinguished by the name of the town from which they were raised. Later in the same year, the prefix "Prince of Wales" was added in honour of the marriage of the Heir Apparent. Although disbanded in 1883, the Prince of Wales title remained in the Victorian militia for many years.

With the conditions of garrison maintenance becoming more and more unfavourable for the State Governments and the guarantee of support from Imperial troops in an emergency increasingly unlikely, it was obvious that the responsibility for military protection was to rest squarely upon the colonies. At the inter-colonial conference of 1870, the question was raised for the last time. The departure of the 18th Royal Irish Regiment and the Royal Artillery from Sydney on 14 August 1870 marked the close of the Imperial Military era.

The Sydney Morning Herald recorded the passing as follows:-

"The circumstance is important as marking an event in history, not only of this colony, but of Australia. It is the first step towards neutrality, not the result of direful conflicts and years of suffering, but the well considered conclusion of men who rule the destiny of a great nation."


With few exceptions, the military and civil example of the Imperial troops was a worthy model for the future military organization within this country, then only 30 years from achieving nationhood.


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Citation: The Australian Light Horse, Part 1

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Friday, 15 May 2009 9:56 AM EADT
Saturday, 9 May 2009
Volunteering with the Australian Light Horse Studies Centre
Topic: AAA Volunteers

Voluntary Work

Australian Light Horse Studies Centre

 


 

We need you to join our team.

Most people think history is only for a few book worms and not for them. And yet we are all part of the rich texture that is the Australian story. Everyone is history and has some history to contribute.

 

Different jobs for different people

Not everyone has the same skills and interests and so the work is tailored to your own capacity and pace. Here are some of the tasks that need to be undertaken:

Transcription from old typed or hand written documents to digital text.

Photograph production.

Newspaper examination.

Commentaries.

Archive work.

Individual biographical entries.

Local neighbourhood history.

Collection work.

Family history.

Writing and producing your own family history.

Historical commentaries.

Small and interesting articles.

IT work.

 

These are just some of the tasks required to maintain this complex and ever expanding data base of information about the Light Horse history in the early 20th Century.

The good thing is that you don't have to have specific Light Horse information. We are constructing many items relating to the families and local communities from whence these men came. The Light Horse was not an isolated phenomenon but part of a community movement tied into the nature of the Australian cultural landscape. Every man who rode a horse came from a town, had a mother, had a family, had a job or profession, relied upon the infrastructure of Australia to maintain him in the field which required all the industries and facilities in Australia, the ships that transported the goods and all the other support that existed. But it wasn't confined to Australia alone. Included were the British, New Zealanders, French, Italians, British West Indians, Maltese, Egyptians, Syrians, Palestinians, Arabs and Ottoman Turks. In addition, there was the Boer War which included other groups. In this mix, there is a place for your talents.

Think about the way you could use your talents to improve the information available on this site.

 

Things to consider about volunteering

Volunteers go through basically two stages. The first is learning the craft. Posts are moderated to ensure they comply with specific standards that maintain the look and integrity of the site. When this is achieved, usually after about ten posts, then there is unmoderated but edited access to the site.

The items that you place on the site are done so on the basis that while you may hold the copyright, it is freely available to the internet for non-commercial purposes on a permanent basis. If you do not want to share your work in this manner, then volunteering is not something for you. However, if you have a story to tell and wish to share it freely with everyone else, then this is the place for you.

 

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Posted by Project Leader at 11:50 PM EADT
Updated: Sunday, 10 May 2009 11:33 AM EADT
Bert Schramm's Diary, Contents
Topic: Diary - Schramm

Diaries of AIF Servicemen

Bert Schramm

Contents

 

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.

 

Military Biography

2823 Private Herbert Leslie Schramm

 

Diary

May 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 May 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 May 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 May 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 31 May 1918

June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 7 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 8 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 9 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 10 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 11 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 12 June 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 June 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 June 1918

July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 July 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 23 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 24 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 25 July 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 July 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 31 July 1918

August 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 August 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 August 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 August 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 August 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 August 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 August 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 August 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 August 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 August 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 31 August 1918

 

September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 September 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 15 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 16 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 17 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 18 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 19 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 23 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 24 September 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 25 September 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 27 September 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 September 1918

October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 7 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 8 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 9 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 10 October 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 13 October 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 15 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 16 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 17 October 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 19 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 23 October 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 26 October 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 October 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 31 October 1918

November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 7 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 8 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 9 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 10 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 11 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 12 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 13 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 14 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 15 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 16 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 17 November 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 19 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 November 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 November 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 November 1918

December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 7 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 8 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 9 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 10 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 11 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 12 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 13 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 14 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 15 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 16 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 17 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 18 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 19 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 December 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 24 December 1918

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 December 1918

Bert Schramm's Diary, 31 December 1918

January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 7 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 8 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 9 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 10 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 11 January 1919

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 15 January 1919

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Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 23 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 24 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 25 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 26 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 27 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 January 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 31 January 1919

February

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 7 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 8 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 9 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 10 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 11 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 12 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 13 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 14 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 15 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 16 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 17 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 18 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 19 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 23 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 24 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 25 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 26 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 27 February 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 February 1919

March

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 7 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 8 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 9 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 10 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 11 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 12 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 13 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 14 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 15 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 16 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 17 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 18 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 19 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 23 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 24 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 25 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 26 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 27 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 March 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 31 March 1919

 

April

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 3 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 4 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 5 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 6 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 7 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 8 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 9 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 10 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 11 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 12 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 13 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 14 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 15 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 16 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 17 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 18 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 19 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 20 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 21 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 22 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 23 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 24 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 25 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 26 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 27 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 April 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 April 1919

 

May

Bert Schramm's Diary, 1 May 1919

Bert Schramm's Diary, 2 May 1919

 

 

Further Reading:

Bert Schramm Diary

9th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

9th Australian Light Horse Regiment, War Diary, Day by Day Account

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: Bert Schramm's Diary, Contents


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The following details the contents of the side bar found on the left of the page. Each heading leads to a thread covering a specific era within the Australian military during the early period of the Twentieth Century. The first item on each thread is a Contents page which provides links to all items that relate to that specific thread.

 

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AIF - Australian Imperial Force

AIF - DMC - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps

AIF - DMC - Or Bat - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - Order of Battle

AIF - DMC - Anzac MD - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - Anzac Mounted Division

AIF - DMC - Aus MD - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - Australian Mounted Division

AIF - DMC - British - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - British forces in the Middle East

AIF - DMC - French - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - French forces in the Middle East

AIF - DMC - Indian - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - Indian forces in the Middle East

AIF - DMC - Italian - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - Italian forces in the Middle East

AIF - DMC - Scouts - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - The Brigade Scouts nominal rolls and their role in the Middle East conflict

 

AIF - 1B - 1 LHB - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 1st Light Horse Brigade - 1st Light Horse Brigade outline

AIF - 1B - 6 MVS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 1st Light Horse Brigade - 6th Mobile Veterinary Section

AIF - 1B - 1 LHMGS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 1st Light Horse Brigade - 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron

AIF - 1B - 1 Sig Trp - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 1st Light Horse Brigade - 1st Light Horse Signal Troop

AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 1st Light Horse Brigade - 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance

AIF - 1B - 1 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 1st Light Horse Brigade - 1st Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 1B - 2 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 1st Light Horse Brigade - 2nd Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 1B - 3 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 1st Light Horse Brigade - 3rd Light Horse Regiment

 

AIF - 2B - 2 LHB - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 2nd Light Horse Brigade - 2nd Light Horse Brigade

AIF - 2B - 7 MVS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 2nd Light Horse Brigade - 7th Mobile Veterinary Section

AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 2nd Light Horse Brigade - 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance

AIF - 2B - 2 LHMGS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 2nd Light Horse Brigade - 2nd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron

AIF - 2B - 2 Sig Trp - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 2nd Light Horse Brigade - 2nd Light Horse Signal Troop

AIF - 2B - 5 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 2nd Light Horse Brigade - 5th Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 2B - 6 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 2nd Light Horse Brigade - 6th Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 2B - 7 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 2nd Light Horse Brigade - 7th Light Horse Regiment

 

AIF - 3B - 3 LHB - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 3rd Light Horse Brigade

AIF - 3B - 8 MVS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 8th Mobile Veterinary Section

AIF - 3B - 3 LHB Sigs - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 3rd Light Horse Signal Troop Signals

AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance

AIF - 3B - 3 LHMGS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 3rd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron

AIF - 3B - 8 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 8th Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 3B - 9 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 3rd Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 3B - 10 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 3rd Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 3B - 3 Sig Trp - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 3rd Light Horse Brigade - 3rd Light Horse Signal Troop

 

AIF - 4B - 4 LHB - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 4th Light Horse Brigade - 4th Light Horse Brigade

AIF - 4B - 4 Sig Trp - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 4th Light Horse Brigade - 4th Light Horse Signal Troop

AIF - 4B - 9 MVS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 4th Light Horse Brigade - 9th Mobile Veterinary Section

AIF - 4B - 4 LHFA - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 4th Light Horse Brigade - 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance

AIF - 4B - 4 LHMGS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 4th Light Horse Brigade - 4th Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron

AIF - 4B - 4 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 4th Light Horse Brigade - 4th Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 4B - 11 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 4th Light Horse Brigade - 4th Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 4B - 12 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 4th Light Horse Brigade - 4th Light Horse Regiment

 

AIF - 5B - 5 LHB - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - 5th Light Horse Brigade

AIF - 5B - 10 MVS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - 10th Mobile Veterinary Section

AIF - 5B - 5 LHFA - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - 5th Light Horse Field Ambulance

AIF - 5B - 5 Sig Trp - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - 5th Light Horse Signal Troop

AIF - 5B - ICC - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - Imperial Camel Corps (The fore runner to the 5th Light Horse Brigade.)

AIF - 5B - 14 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - 14th Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 5B - 15 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - 15th Light Horse Regiment

AIF - 5B - 1er Regt - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - 1er Regiment Mixte de Cavalerie Du Levant (the French cavalry regiment attached to the 5th Light Horse Brigade.)

AIF - 5B - 2 NZMGS - Australian Imperial Force - Desert Mounted Corps - 5th Light Horse Brigade - 2nd New Zealand Machine Gun Squadron

 

AIF - AASC - Australian Imperial Force - Australian Army Service Corps (the unit that moved all the material for the troops in the field.)

AIF - Aboriginal LH - Australian Imperial Force - Aboriginal Light Horsemen. This thread deals with the contribution made by the Aboriginal people to the Australian Imperial Force.

AIF - Badges - Australian Imperial Force - Badges. Understanding the badges attached to the service uniforms awarded during the conflict.

AIF - Cars - Australian Imperial Force - 1st Australian Armoured Car Section.

AIF - Double Sqns - Australian Imperial Force - Double Squadrons. These were formed to participate in the defence of the Suez Canal in 1916.

AIF - Engineers - Australian Imperial Force - Field Engineer Squadron

AIF - Fr - 22 Corps - Australian Imperial Force - France - 22 Corps Cavalry. This was a composite regiment from the 4th Light Horse Regiment and the Otago Mounted Rifles which saw service in France.

AIF - Fr - 13 LHR - Australian Imperial Force - France - 13th Light Horse Regiment - which saw service in France finally under the name of Anzac Corps Cavalry.

AIF - HQ - 3rd Echelon - Australian Imperial Force - Headquarters - 3rd Echelon. This was the clerical side to the war.

AIF - Marching Songs - Australian Imperial Force - Marching songs. A selection of known tunes sung by the men as they marched.

AIF - Misc Topics - Australian Imperial Force - Miscellaneous Topics. These items are too diverse and individual to be placed under a particular catagory.

 

AIF - NZMRB - Australian Imperial Force - New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade.

AIF - NZMRB - AMR - Australian Imperial Force - New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade - Auckland Mounted Rifles.

AIF - NZMRB - CMR - Australian Imperial Force - New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade - Canterbury Mounted Rifles.

AIF - NZMRB - EFT - Australian Imperial Force - New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade - Engineering Field Troop.

AIF - NZMRB - OMR - Australian Imperial Force - New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade - Otago Mounted Rifles.

AIF - NZMRB - WMR - Australian Imperial Force - New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade - Wellington Mounted Rifles.

 

 AIF - Ships - Australian Imperial Force - Ships. This thread contains a comprehensive listing of all transport ships used by the Australian Commonwealth during the Great War. Each ship, where possible, has a photograph and details relating to its date of manufacture, size and speed.

AIF - Ships - Encountr - Australian Imperial Force - HMAS Encounter - Specific details about the HMAS Encounter including the complete nominal roll of those who embarked upon this ship.

AIF - Ships - Una - Australian Imperial Force - HMAS Una - Specific details about the HMAS Una including the complete nominal roll of those who embarked upon this ship.

 

AIF - WFF - Australian Imperial Force - Western Frontier Force. This is one of the least documented actions in which Australian light horsemen took part as it was overshadowed by Gallipoli. 

 

BW - Boer War - Boer War

BW - NSW - Boer War - New South Wales

BW - NSW - NSWCBC - Boer War - New South Wales - NSW Citizen Bushmen's Contingent

BW - NSW - NSWIB - Boer War - New South Wales - NSW Imperial Bushmen

BW - NZ - Boer War - New Zealand

BW - Qld - Boer War - Queensland

BW - Qld - 2QMI - Boer War - Queensland - 2nd Queensland Mounted Infantry

 

BW - SA - Boer War - South Australia

BW - Tas - Boer War - Tasmania

BW - Tas - 2TIB - Boer War - Tasmania - 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen

 

BW - Vic - Boer War - Victoria

BW - WA - Boer War - Western Australia

BW Gen - Campaign - Boer War General - Campaign

BW Gen - Prisoners - Boer War General - Prisoners

BW Gen - Soldiers - Boer War General - Soldiers

 

Battles

BatzA - Australia - Battles, Australia - Australia. (This section details battles fought within Australia during the period 1899-1920.)

BatzA - Broken Hill - Battles, Australia - Broken Hill, New South Wales.

BatzA - Merivale - Battles, Australia - Merivale, Queensland.

 

BatzB - Boer War - Battles, Boer War - Boer War. (This section details all the battles fought during the Boer War in which there was Australian participation. For the complete list of Boer War engagements, see: South African (Second Boer) War: 1899-1902, Chronology.)

BatzB - Bakenlaagte - Battles, Boer War - Bakenlaagte 

BatzB - Belmont - Battles, Boer War - Belmont

BatzB - Bothaville - Battles, Boer War - Bothaville

BatzB - Buffels Hoek - Battles, Boer War - Buffels Hoek

BatzB - Coetzees Drift - Battles, Boer War - Coetzee's Drift

BatzB - Diamond Hill - Battles, Boer War - Diamond Hill

BatzB - Driefontein - Battles, Boer War - Driefontein

BatzB - Elands - Battles, Boer War - Elands River

BatzB - Graspan - Battles, Boer War - Graspan

BatzB - Grobelaar - Battles, Boer War - Grobelaar

BatzB - Grootvallier - Battles, Boer War - Grootvallier

BatzB - Hartebestfontn - Battles, Boer War - Hartebestfontein

BatzB - Houtnek - Battles, Boer War - Houtnek

BatzB - Karee Siding - Battles, Boer War - Karee Siding

BatzB - Kimberley - Battles, Boer War - Kimberley

BatzB - Koster River - Battles, Boer War - Koster River

BatzB - Leeuw Kop - Battles, Boer War - Leeuw Kop

BatzB - Mafeking - Battles, Boer War - Mafeking

BatzB - Magersfontein - Battles, Boer War - Magersfontein

BatzB - Modder Rvr - Battles, Boer War - Modder River

BatzB - Onverwacht - Battles, Boer War - Onverwacht

BatzB - Paardeberg - Battles, Boer War - Paardeberg

BatzB - Palmietfontein - Battles, Boer War - Palmietfontein

BatzB - Pink Hill - Battles, Boer War - Pink Hill

BatzB - Poplar Grove - Battles, Boer War - Poplar Grove

BatzB - Rhenoster - Battles, Boer War - Rhenoster Kop

BatzB - Sannahs Post - Battles, Boer War - Sannahs Post

BatzB - Slingersfontn - Battles, Boer War - Slingersfontein

BatzB - Stinkhoutbm - Battles, Boer War - Stinkhoutboom

BatzB - Sunnyside - Battles, Boer War - Sunnyside

BatzB - Wilmansrust - Battles, Boer War - Wilmansrust

BatzB - Wolvekuil - Battles, Boer War - Wolvekuil

BatzB - Zand River - Battles, Boer War - Zand River

 

BatzG - Gallipoli - Battles, Gallipoli - Gallipoli. (This section deals with all the battles fought by Australians on the Gallipoli peninsular.)

BatzG - Anzac - Battles, Gallipoli - Anzac. (This section deals with all the battles from 25 April to 19 May when establishing the beachead and prior to the entrance of the light horse units.)

BatzG - Aug 1915 - Battles, Gallipoli - August 1915. (This section deals with all the various offensive activity undertaken by the Allies on the Gallipoli Peninsular during August 1915.)

BatzG - Baby 700 - Battles, Gallipoli -  Baby 700

BatzG - Evacuation - Battles, Gallipoli - Evacuation

BatzG - Hill 60 - Battles, Gallipoli - Hill 60

BatzG - Hill 971 - Battles, Gallipoli - Hill 971

BatzG - Krithia - Battles, Gallipoli - Krithia

BatzG - Lone Pine - Battles, Gallipoli - Lone Pine

BatzG - Nek - Battles, Gallipoli - The Nek

 

BatzJ - Jordan Valley - Battles, Jordan Valley - Jordan Valley. (This section deals with the battles participated by Australians in the Jordan Valley, 1918.)

BatzJ - 1st Amman - Battles, Jordan Valley - The First Battle of Amman, March 1918.

BatzJ - 2nd Amman - Battles, Jordan Valley - The Second Battle of Amman, September 1918.

BatzJ - Abu Tellul - Battles, Jordan Valley - Abu Tellul

BatzJ - Es Salt - Battles, Jordan Valley - Es Salt

BatzJ - JV Maps - Battles, Jordan Valley - Maps

 

BatzM - Mespot - Battles, Mesopotamia - Mesopotamia. (Battles in the Mesopotamian region in which Australians took part.)

BatzM - Baghdad - Battles, Mesopotamia - Baghdad

BatzM - Ctesiphon - Battles, Mesopotamia - Ctesiphon

BatzM - Daur - Battles, Mesopotamia - Daur

BatzM - Kurna - Battles, Mesopotamia - Kurna

BatzM - Kut el Amara - Battles, Mesopotamia - Kut el Amara

BatzM - Ramadi - Battles, Mesopotamia - Ramadi

 

BatzN - Naval - Battles, Naval - Naval. (This section deals with all major naval engagements undertaken by Australian crews.)

BatzN - Cocos Is - Battles, Naval - Cocos Islands and the Emden.

BatzN - Heligoland - Battles, Naval - Heligoland

BatzN - Marmara - Battles, Naval - Marmara

BatzN - Zeebrugge - Battles, Naval - Zeebrugge

BatzN - Zeppelin L43 - Battles, Naval - Zeppelin L43

 

BatzNG - Bitapaka - Battles, New Guinea - Bitapaka

 

BatzO - Other - Battles, Other - These are battles in which Australians took part but were not part of any particular Australian campaign and thus difficult to catagorise but none the less had Australian participants during the action.)

BatzO - Baku - Battles, Other - Baku

BatzO - Egypt 1919 - Battles, Other - Egypt 1919

BatzO - Emptsa - Battles, Other - Emptsa

BatzO - Karawaran - Battles, Other - Karawaran

BatzO - Peitang - Battles, Other - Peitang

BatzO - Wassa - Battles, Other - Wassa

 

BatzP - Palestine - Battles, Palestine - Palestine. (Battles in which Australians fought in Palestine.)

BatzP - 1st Gaza - Battles, Palestine - 1st Gaza

BatzP - 2nd Gaza - Battles, Palestine - 2nd Gaza

BatzP - 3rd Gaza - Battles, Palestine - 3rd Gaza

BatzP - Beersheba - Battles, Palestine - Beersheba

BatzP - El Auja - Battles, Palestine - El Auja

BatzP - El Buggar - Battles, Palestine - El Buggar

BatzP - Kaukab - Battles, Palestine - Kaukab

BatzP - Khuweilfe - Battles, Palestine - Khuweilfe

BatzP - Megiddo - Battles, Palestine - Megiddo

BatzP - Nablus - Battles, Palestine - Nablus

BatzP - Rafa - Battles, Palestine - Rafa

BatzP - Semakh - Battles, Palestine - Semakh

BatzP - Wadi Fara - Battles, Palestine - Wadi Fara

 

BatzS - Sinai - Battles, Sinai - Sinai. (Battles in which Australians fought in the Sinai Peninsular.)

BatzS - Bir el Abd - Battles, Sinai - Bir el Abd

BatzS - El Arish  - Battles, Sinai - El Arish

BatzS - El Mazar - Battles, Sinai - El Mazar

BatzS - Jifjafa - Battles, Sinai - Jifjafa

BatzS - Magdhaba - Battles, Sinai - Magdhaba

BatzS - Romani - Battles, Sinai - Romani

BatzS - Suez 1915 - Battles, Sinai - Suez 1915

 

BatzSe - Senussi - Battles, Senussi - Senussi. This particular section should be read in conjunction with AIF - WFF. The section deals with the various conflicts against the Senussi of Western Egypt in which Australians took part during December 1915 till March 1916.

BatzWF - Westn Front - Battles, Western Front - Western Front. This section details every major battle on the Western Front in which Australians took part. In each of these battles there too were some Light Horsemen.

 

Cavalry Information - This section aims to give military details specific to the operation of Cavalry and the Light Horse

Cavalry - General

 

 

Diaries - Personal - This section aims to transcribe personal diaries in chronological order as an additional witness to the events in which Australians took part.

Diary - Schramm - Diary - Schramm. This is the personal diary of Bert Schramm transcribed on a daily basis and set alongside the regimental war diary to give it a sense of place.

 

Egypt - This was the base for Australian activities.

Egypt - Heliopolis - Egypt - Heliopolis, the area of Cairo where Australian Light Horsemen trained.

Egypt - Mena - Egypt - Mena the area of Cairo near the pyramids where Australian Light Horsemen trained.

 

Great War

GW - 11 Nov 1918 - Great War - 11 November 1918. What Australia was doing when the war ended.

GW - Atrocities - Great War - Atrocities - Answering attrocity allegations.

GW - August 1914 - Great War - August 1914. What Australia was doing when the war began.

GW - Biographies - Great War - Biographies

GW - Propaganda - Great War - Propaganda

GW - Spies - Great War - Spies

GW - We forgot - Great War - We forgot. These are stories of men who died in the service of Australia but have been forgotten about by the Australian authorities.

 

General

Gen - Ataturk Pk, CNB - General - Ataturk Park, Canberra.

Gen - Australia - General - Australia.

Gen - Legends - General - Legends. This thread deals with the many legends that have attached themselves to the Great War. Items like wearing emu plumes or the woman sniper at Gallipoli are dealt with as well as sloppy research.

Gen - Query Club - General - Query Club. This thread is derived from the newpaper question and answer column regarding the war.

Gen - St - NSW - General - State - New South Wales

Gen - St - Qld - General - State - Queensland

Gen - St - SA - General - State - South Australia

Gen - St - Tas - General - State - Tasmania

Gen - St - Vic - General - State - Victoria

Gen - St - WA - General - State - Western Australia

 

Gm - German Items - German - German Items

Gm - Bk - 605 MGC - German - Book - 605th Machine Gun Company Diary

 

Militia 1899-1920 - Militia 1899 - 1920

 

Militia - Area Officers - Militia - Area Officers

 

Militia - Inf - Infantry - Militia - Infantry - Infantry

Militia - Inf - 1IB - Militia - Infantry - 1st Infantry Brigade

Militia - Inf - 2IB - Militia - Infantry - 2nd Infantry Brigade

Militia - Inf - 3IB - Militia - Infantry - 3rd Infantry Brigade

Militia - Inf - NSW - Militia - Infantry - New South Wales

Militia - Inf - Qld - Militia - Infantry - Queensland

Militia - Inf - SA - Militia - Infantry - South Australia

Militia - Inf - Tas - Militia - Infantry - Tasmania

Militia - Inf - Vic - Militia - Infantry - Victoria

Militia - Inf - WA - Militia - Infantry - Western Australia

 

Militia - LH - Militia - Light Horse -

 

Militia - LH - 1LHB - Militia - Light Horse - 1st Light Horse Brigade

Militia - LH - 2LHB - Militia - Light Horse - 2nd Light Horse Brigade

Militia - LH - 3LHB - Militia - Light Horse - 3rd Light Horse Brigade

Militia - LH - 4LHB - Militia - Light Horse - 4th Light Horse Brigade

Militia - LH - 5LHB - Militia - Light Horse - 5th Light Horse Brigade

Militia - LH - 6LHB - Militia - Light Horse - 6th Light Horse Brigade

 

Militia - LHN - NSW - Militia - Light Horse New South Wales - New South Wales

Militia - LHN - 1/7/1 - Militia - Light Horse New South Wales - New South Wales Lancers, 1885-1903, 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment, 1903-1912, 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment, 1912-1919, 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment, 1919-1929, 1/21st Australian Light Horse Regiment, 1929-1935, 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Regiment, Royal New South Wales Lancers, 1936-1942, 1st Armoured Regiment, Royal New South Wales Lancers, 1942-1948, 1st Royal New South Wales Lancers, 1948-1956, 1/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers, 1956-

Militia - LHN - 2 - Militia - Light Horse New South Wales - 2 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHN - 3/11/7 - Militia - Light Horse New South Wales - 1st Australian Horse [1897-1903], 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment [1903-11], 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment [1912-19], 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment [1920-35], 7th/21st Australian Light Horse Regiment [1936-57]

Militia - LHN - 4 - Militia - Light Horse New South Wales - 4 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHN - 5 - Militia - Light Horse New South Wales - 5 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHN - 6/5/12 - Militia - Light Horse New South Wales - 1st Australian Horse 6/5/12 Australian Light Horse

 

Militia - LHQ - Qld - Militia - Light Horse Queensland - Queensland

Militia - LHQ - 13 - Militia - Light Horse Queensland - 13 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHQ - 14 - Militia - Light Horse Queensland - 14 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHQ - 15 - Militia - Light Horse Queensland - 15 Australian Light Horse

 

Militia - LHS - SA - Militia - Light Horse South Australia - South Australia

Militia - LHS - 16 - Militia - Light Horse South Australia - 16 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHS - 17 - Militia - Light Horse South Australia - 17 Australian Light Horse

 

Militia - LHT - Tas - Militia - Light Horse Tasmania - Tasmania

Militia - LHT - 12 - Militia - Light Horse Tasmania - 12 Australian Light Horse

 

Militia - LHV - Vic - Militia - Light Horse Victoria - Victoria

Militia - LHV - 7 - Militia - Light Horse Victoria - 7 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHV - 8 - Militia - Light Horse Victoria - 8 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHV - 9 - Militia - Light Horse Victoria - 9 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHV - 10 - Militia - Light Horse Victoria - 10 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHV - 11 - Militia - Light Horse Victoria - 11 Australian Light Horse

Militia - LHV - 29 - Militia - Light Horse Victoria - 29 Australian Light Horse

 

Militia - LHW - WA - Militia - Light Horse Western Australia - Western Australia

Militia - LHW-18/25/10 - Militia - Light Horse Western Australia - Western Australian Mounted Infantry, WAMI, 18/25/10 Australian Light Horse

 

Militia - Military Orders - Militia - Military Orders

 

Militia - Misc - Militia - Miscellaneous

 

MilitiaRC - Rifle Clubs - Militia, Rifle Clubs - Rifle Clubs

MilitiaRC - NSW - Militia, Rifle Clubs - New South Wales

MilitiaRC - NT - Militia, Rifle Clubs - Northern Territory

MilitiaRC - Qld - Militia, Rifle Clubs - Queensland

MilitiaRC - SA - Militia, Rifle Clubs - South Australia

MilitiaRC - Tas - Militia, Rifle Clubs - Tasmania

MilitiaRC - Vic - Militia, Rifle Clubs - Victoria

MilitiaRC - WA - Militia, Rifle Clubs - Western Australia

 

Tk - Turkish Items - Ottoman Turk- Turkish Items

 

Tk - Bks - Books - Ottoman Turk- Books - Books.

Tk - Bks - 1/33IR - Ottoman Turk- Books - The War Diary of the 1st Battalion, 33rd Infantry Regiment, 1915.

Tk - Bks - Air Force - Ottoman Turk- Books - Ottoman Air Force.

Tk - Bks - Yildirim - Ottoman Turk- Books - Yildirim.

 

Tk - POWs - Ottoman Turk- Prisoner of War treatment.

 

Wp - Weapons - Weapons - Weapons

 

Wp - Hotchkiss Cav - Weapons - Hotchkiss Portable Machine Gun for Cavalry
Wp - Hotchkiss PMG - Weapons - Hotchkiss Portable Machine Gun

 

 

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