"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 Militia Field Force, 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade, 1903 Topic: Militia - LH - 1LHB
1st Australian Light Horse Brigade
Australian Militia Field Force
The 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade was formed as part of the Australian Militia Field Force in 1903. It was established to service the catchment region of southern and western New South Wales. The various units making up the brigade included Militia and Permenant military formations.
Arm of Service
1st Australian Light Horse Regiment (NSW Lancers)
2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment (NSW Mounted Rifles)
3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment (Australian Horse)
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