Topic: Militia - LHN - 4/6/16
6th 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
The Right Honorable Charles Robert Marquis of Lincolnshire, PC, GCMG, 9 February 1886.Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Colonel John Baldwin Meredith, Boer War Veteran, 11 September 1911, Tenure of Command, 1 November 1910 to 31 October 1915.Adjutant
Lieutenant Arthur Andrew White, 5 August 1912.Quartermaster
Honorary Lieutenant Charles Thornton Stewart, 13 February 1911.Medical Officer
Captain James Joseph Hollywood, 27 February 1911.Veterinary Officer
Captain Harold Henry Waddell, Boer War Veteran, 21 January 1908.
Captain Cecil Horace Granville, Boer War Veteran, 18 November 1912.
Machine Gun Section
Lieutenant Wallace John Secundus Gillies, 1 April 1910.
"A" Squadron, West Maitland - Raymond Terrace - Dungog
Captain Edward Windeyer, Boer War Veteran, 10 December 1910.
Lieutenant John Dalyell Richardson, 31 March 1913.
Second Lieutenant Osman Edward Carter, 31 January 1911.
Second Lieutenant Alan Thomas Pearse, 20 February 1911.
Second Lieutenant Basil Belgrave Capper, 16 February 1913.
"B" Squadron, Scone - Muswellbrook
Captain Francis Henry Thrift, 1 July 1912.
Lieutenant McKenzie Samuel Kennedy, 1 March 1906.
Second Lieutenant James Gilbert Asser, 26 September 1910.
Second Lieutenant Jack Rupert Cyril Davies, 6 July 1912.
"C" Squadron, Singleton - Cessnock - Gresford
Captain Percy Faulkner, Boer War Veteran, 28 February 1913.
Captain Audrey Harold Wilkinson, 28 February 1913.
Second Lieutenant Garnet Edmund Iles Tinson, 29 January 1912.
Second Lieutenant Thomas Harold Bird, 14 October 1912.
Second Lieutenant Alexander Glass Brady, 7 August 1913.
Second Lieutenant Samuel Henry Haggarty, 7 August 1913.
Citation: 6th Australian (Hunter River Lancers) Light Horse, 1914