The Australian Light Horse cavalry was raised to fight during the Boer War and the First World War. Generally fighting as dragoons (i.e. as infantry who used horses for transportation, but dismounted to fight), the regiments occupy a special place in Australia's military lore.
Australian Light Horse Association
Historical information on regiments, battles, enlisted men, officers, and museums.
3rd Brigade of Light Horse Images
National Library of Australia's collection of photographs by Signaller James P Campbell of the Australian Light Horse, during the First World War.
Alexander Wilson, Lighthorseman
Tribute site for the Australian mounted soldier
Australian Light Horse Studies Centre
Chronicles the early twentieth century history of the mounted troops
Australian War Memorial encyclopaedia article on the distinctive Light Horse plume.
Victoria's Light Horse Regiments
Photographs and commentary on the state's contribution to the Australian Light Horse.
Wikipedia: Light Horse
Open enclyclopaedia article on the history and organization of the Australian cavalry regiments.
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