Topic: Militia - LHN - 5/4/15
5th (Northern Rivers Lancers) Australian Light Horse
New South Wales Mounted Rifles [1888 - 1903]
5th (New South Wales Mounted Rifles) Australian Light Horse [1903 - 1906]
5th (Northern Rivers Lancers) Australian Light Horse [1907 - 1912]
4th (Northern Rivers Lancers) Australian Light Horse [1912 - 1918]
15th (Northern Rivers Lancers) Australian Light Horse [1918 - 1941]
15th (Northern Rivers Lancers) Australian Motor Regiment [1941 - 1944]
"A" Squadron (Northern Rivers Lancers) Amphibious Assault Regiment [1948 - 1949]
"A" Squadron 15th Northern Rivers Lancers Regiment [1949 - 1952]
15th Northern Rivers Lancers [1952 - 1956]
1/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers [1956 - ]
Tenax et Fidelis - Steadfast and True
[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.]
March: El Abanico
Northern New South Wales
2nd Northern New South Wales Brigade.
Major General Sir Edward Hutton, KCMG, CB, South African War Veteran.
Major FG Fanning, 1 April 1905.
Captain CT Griffiths, 1 March 1906.
Honorary Lieutenant TB Osborne, 18 January 1907.
Captain GAI Mackay, 1 October 1905.
Pom Pom Section.
Machine Gun Section.
Second Lieutenant R McKinnon, 21 October 1907.
Number 1, Casino Squadron.
Captain CJ McRae.
Lieutenant TA Ferguson, 18 September 1906.
Second Lieutenant HH Johnston, 10 September 1907.
Second Lieutenant J Kennedy, 21 October 1907.
Number 2, Lismore Squadron.
Captain FJ Board, 19 May 1908.
Lieutenant JE Sampey, 30 January 1906.
Second Lieutenant RM Warby, 27 July 1908.
Number 3, Grafton Squadron.
Citation: 5th (Northern River Lancers) Australian Light Horse, 1908