"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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Chinese Australian Anzacs, Chinese Light Horsemen, Embarkation Roll: A - Z Topic: AIF - Chinese LH
Chinese Australian Anzacs
Chinese Light Horsemen
Embarkation Roll: A - Z
The following is a composite alphabetical roll of all members of Chinese Light Horsemen, AIF who are known to have embarked overseas during the Great War.
Each man is listed with:
Rank at Embarkation
If applicable, the false name used
Note 1: All soldiers’ names are linked to the specific unit and date when embarkation occurred. By utilising the link, upon the Embarkation Roll is a brief military biography of the individual. Also on the page are details and picture of the ship in which embarkation occurred for that specific soldier.
Nominal Roll, AWM133, Nominal Roll of Australian Imperial Force who left Australia for service abroad, 1914-1918 War.
Collected Records of Steve Becker.
Many thanks to:
1. Steve Becker who provided much of the raw material that appears in this item.
2. Alastair Kennedy, School of History, RSSS, ANU, ACT, 0200.
Note: Alastair Kennedy is a PhD student undertaking research into the role played by Chinese Australians within the AIF and subsequent to the Great War. If anyone would like to assist, please email him at the following address:
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