Bill The Bastard Like all horses of the light horse brigade, Bill the Bastard was a breed of horse known as a Waler. Major Michael Shanahan’s mount, he was well known for bucking when being asked to gallop.
Australia was unique in WWI & WWII in that there was no segregation of units. Once a soldier was fit to fight his colour did not matter. This post card shows 2 troopers from the prestigous Light Horse Regiment in France.