"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, 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade, 1903 Topic: Militia - LH - 4LHB
4th Australian Light Horse Brigade
Australian Militia Field Force
The 4th 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 Victoria and the entire state of Tasmania. The various units making up the brigade included Volunteer and Militia military formations.
Arm of Service
10th Australian Light Horse Regiment (Victorian Mounted Rifles)
11th Australian Light Horse Regiment (Victorian Mounted Rifles)
12th Australian Light Horse Regiment (Tasmanian Mounted Rifles)
No. 1 Victorian Battery, Australian Field Artillery
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