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
521 Private William John HUGHES, a 22 year old Farmer from Hanging Rock, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 August 1914; and at the conclusion of the war, Returned to Australia, 4 May 1919.
2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, "C" Squadron.