"At a mile distant their thousand hooves were stuttering thunder, coming at a rate that frightened a man - they were an awe inspiring sight, galloping through the red haze - knee to knee and horse to horse - the dying sun glinting on bayonet points..." Trooper Ion Idriess
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Australian Infantry Regimental list for 1914 Topic: Militia - Inf - Infantry
Australian Militia - Infantry
Australian Infantry, Militia, 1914
Below is a list of all the infantry regiments in existence within the Commonwealth as at 1 January 1914. Each regiment that was operational has a link which goes to the blog entry which outines the structure of that particular unit.
It is evident that a number of infantry regiments were not operational. These were reserved numbers until it was decided to raise that particular formation. This process was interupted by the advent of the war some eight months later and so never actually occurred. To indicate the formations that were not filled, the term "Vacant" is placed next to the regimental number.
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