During the Great War, the 2nd LHR saw service in Egypt, Gallipoli, the Sinai Peninsula, Palestine and Jordan. It returned to Australia in March 1919.
For full details of the 2nd LHR, see: 2nd Light Horse Regiment, AIF
The photographs on this page are extracted from The Queenslander, 26 September 1914, 3 October 1914, 10 October 1914, and 17 October 1914.
Finding service information. See: Navigating the National Archives Service File
Should any further details be sought, see Australian Light Horse Studies Centre
176 Private William James Alexander McALLISTER, a 21 year old Storekeeper from Forest Hill, Queensland. He enlisted on 22 August 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 24 May 1915.
2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, "A" Squadron.