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.Commanding Officer
Major Charles Edward Nicholson, Boer War Veteran, 3 March 1908.Adjutant
Lieutenant George Cattell Somerville, 21 January 1908.Quartermaster
Honorary Lieutenant Albert Edward Whittet, 10 September 1904.Medical Officer
Lieutenant Colonel Robert George Alcorn, 20 September 1909.Veterinary Officer
Machine Gun Section
Pom Pom Section
Lieutenant John Thomas Smith, 28 May 1907.
1st Newcastle - Maitland - Cessnock Squadron
Captain Reginald Saint Patrick Croudace, 21 January 1908.
Lieutenant Stanley William Smith, 1 July 1909.
Lieutenant Audrey Harold Wilkinson, 1 January 1910.
Second Lieutenant William Augustus Flynn, 20 October 1909.
Second Lieutenant Garath Milner Wilkinson, 20 October 1909.
2nd Raymond Terrace - Dungog Squadron
Major John Baldwin Meredith, Boer War Veteran, 28 May 1908.
Lieutenant Edward Windeyer, Boer War Veteran, 1 July 1906.
Lieutenant Robert William Alison, 19 May 1908.
3rd Singleton - Gresford Squadron
Captain Harold Henry Waddell, Boer War Veteran, 21 January 1908.
Lieutenant Percy Faulkner, Boer War Veteran, 4 January 1907.
Second Lieutenant George Logan Speirs, 20 July 1908.
4th Muswellbrook - Scone Squadron
Captain Edward Reginald White, 1 November 1907.
Lieutenant Francis Henry Thrift, 16 January 1906.
Lieutenant McKenzie Samuel Kennedy, 1 March 1906.
Lieutenant Cecil Horace Granville, Boer War Veteran, 1 March 1906.
Citation: 4th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse, 1910