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
539 Private Herbert John McILRATH, a 22 year old Butter maker from Murwillumbah, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 August 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 13 December 1918.
2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, "C" Squadron.