Topic: Militia - LHN - 6/5/12
5th Australian (New England) Light Horse
Australian Horse [1897 - 1903]
6th Australian (Australian Horse) Light Horse [1903 - 1906]
6th Australian (New England Light Horse) Light Horse [1907 - 1912]
5th Australian (New England Light Horse) Light Horse Regiment [1912 - 1918]
12th Australian (New England Light Horse) Light Horse Regiment [1919 - 1942]
12th (New England Light Horse) Motor Regiment [1942 - 1942]
12th (New England Light Horse) Armoured Car Regiment [1942 - 1943]
12th/16th (Hunter River Lancers) Armoured Car Regiment [1948 - ]
Virtutis Fortuna Comes - Fortune is the Companion of Valour
Allied with: King Edward's Horse (The King's Overseas Dominions Regiment).
The Right Honorable William Lygon Earl Beauchamp, KCMG.
Lieutenant Colonel William Frank Everett, 10 November 1910, Tenure of command from 1 July 1910 to 30 June 1915.
Second in Command
Major Percy Phipps Abbott, 22 June 1908.
Honorary Lieutenant Herbert James Godfrey, 1 February 1912.
Captain Arthur Joseph Mackenzie, 5 March 1912.
Captain Charles George Gordon, 3 August 1908.
Machine Gun Section
Lieutenant Robert Furnifull Craigie, 21 November 1909.
"A" Squadron, Tenterfield - Glen Innes - Guyra
Captain James Moffatt Reid, 19 February 1907.
Captain Frederick Norris Lowther-Crofton, 2 August 1908.
Lieutenant Harold Fletcher White, 21 January 1908.
Lieutenant James Frederick White, 1 July 1909.
Lieutenant Frithiof Valdemar Wikner, 1 July 1910.
Second Lieutenant Frederick Henry Bigg Curtis, 18 January 1909.
Second Lieutenant Michael Frederick Bruxner, 11 September 1911.
Second Lieutenant Percy John Reid, 14 October 1912.
Second Lieutenant Richard Vaughan Simpson, 9 December 1912.
"B" Squadron, Armidale - Tamworth - Manilla
Captain Thomas Norman Johnstone, 3 August 1908.
Captain John Lorimer Gibson Johnstone, 28 June 1912.
Lieutenant Frank Page Cousens, 1 July 1906.
Second Lieutenant Harold Charles Veness, 29 November 1909.
"C" Squadron, Inverell - Moree - Narrabri
Lieutenant Walter Spencer Lawry, 19 May 1908.
Lieutenant Heathcote Wyndham, 19 May 1908.
Lieutenant Alec Frederick Avern, 1 July 1912.
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Citation: 5th Australian (New England) Light Horse Regiment, 1913