Topic: Militia - LHN - 4/6/16
4th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse
New South Wales Lancers [1885 - 1903]
4th Australian (New South Wales Lancers) Light Horse Regiment [1903 - 1906]
4th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse Regiment [1907 - 1912]
6th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse Regiment [1912 - 1918]
16th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse Regiment [1919 - 1936]
16th (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse Machine Gun Regiment [1936 - 1942]
16th (Hunter River Lancers) Motor Regiment [1942 - 1943]
[The elephant's head used on the badges is taken from the family crest of Lord Carrington, Governor of New South Wales from 1885 - 1890 and was appointed Honorary Colonel of the Regiment from 1885 until 1928.]
Tenax in fide - Steadfast in Trust
2nd Brigade, Northern New South Wales
The Right Honorable Charles Robert Earl of Carrington, PC, GCMG, 9 February 1886.
Major William Charles Markwell, 1 July 1903.Adjutant
Captain Charles Edward Nicholson, 1 July 1903.Quartermaster
Honorary Lieutenant Albert Edward Whittet, 10 September 1904.Medical Officer
Major Robert George Alcorn, 1 July 1903.Veterinary Officer
1st Newcastle - Maitland Squadron
Second Lieutenant Reginald Saint Patrick Croudace, 20 March 1905.
Lieutenant John Thomas Smith, 28 May 1907.
Second Lieutenant Alexander Arthur Ross, 1 August 1906.
Second Lieutenant Stanley William Smith, 10 September 1905.
2nd Raymond Terrace - Dungog Squadron
Captain John Baldwin Meredith, Honorary Captain, Boer War Veteran, 1 September 1906.
Lieutenant Edward Windeyer, 1 July 1906.
Second Lieutenant George Cattell Somerville, 9 November 1906.
Second Lieutenant Robert William Alison, 19 March 1907.
3rd Singleton Squadron
Captain Albert Simmons, 4 January 1907.
Lieutenant Harold Henry Waddell, 1 March 1906.
Lieutenant Percy Faulkner, Boer War Veteran, 4 January 1907.
Second Lieutenant Frederick Arthur Victor White, 20 December 1905.
4th Muswellbrook - Scone - Rouchel Squadron
Lieutenant Edward Reginald White, 1 July 1903.
Lieutenant Francis Henry Thrift, 16 January 1906.
Lieutenant McKenzie Samuel Kennedy, 1 March 1906.
Lieutenant Cecil Horace Granville, 1 March 1906.
Citation: 4th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse, 1907