Topic: Militia - LHV - 8/16/8
16th (Indi) Australian Light Horse
Victorian Mounted Rifles [1885 - 1903]
8th (Victorian Mounted Rifles) Australian Light Horse [1903 - 1912]
16th (Indi) Australian Light Horse [1912 - 1918]
8th (Indi) Australian Light Horse [1919 - 1941
8th Indi Light Horse Recce Battalion [1942 - 1943]
8th Australian Cavalry Regiment [1943 - 1944]
8th/13th (Victorian Mounted Rifles) Armoured Regiment [1948 - 1960]
8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles [1960 - ]
Allied with: King Edward's Horse (The King's Overseas Dominions Regiment).
North Eastern VictoriaBrigade
5th Light Horse BrigadeHeadquarters
Colonel D McLeish, CMG, VD, South African War Veteran, Retired List.Commanding Officer
Major JI Martin, VD, Tenure of Command from 1 March 1909 to 28 February 1916.Adjutant
Lieutenant RV Pollock, 15th (The King's) Hussars, 1 July 1914.Quartermaster
Honorary Lieutenant SE Simpson, 11 October 1907.Medical Officer
Captain FW Grutzner.Veterinary Officer
Lieutenant AC Wilson.Area Officers
Captain JE Sergeant, 3 March 1908, South African War Veteran.
Lieutenant CE Clements, Area Officer, South African War Veteran.
Machine Gun Section
"A" Squadron, Euroa - Violet Town - Longwood - Benalla - Thoona
Captain LC Maygar, VC, 9 May 1905, South African War Veteran.
Lieutenant A Mitchell.
Second Lieutenant G Fay, 17 March 1908.
Second Lieutenant WW McLeod, 3 April 1911.
Second Lieutenant DTW Manwell.
Second Lieutenant HHH Locke, 19 August 1912, South African War Veteran.
"B" Squadron, Rutherglen - Corowa- Yarrawonga - Tungamah
Captain A McG McLaurin, 27 November 1911.
Second Lieutenant FR Hall, 6 February 1911.
Second Lieutenant JF Cahill, 1 December 1913.
"C" Squadron, Wangaratta - Beechworth - Myrtleford - Bright
Captain HJ Shannon, 27 November 1911.
Lieutenant AE Deverell, 22 July 1910.
Second Lieutenant C Carthew, 20 November 1911.
Second Lieutenant HEC McDonald.
Second Lieutenant AH Freeman, 19 August 1912.
Second Lieutenant H Mulholland, 16 March 1913.
Second Lieutenant RS Yule, 1 December 1913.
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Citation: 16th (Indi) Australian Light Horse, 1914