Men of the 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade, December 1915

The last party of the Australian Light Horse Brigade to leave Gallipoli, December

Members of the Australian 13th Battalion with a dog captured from the Turks in the Aghyl Dere valley on the Gallipoli Peninsula and named ‘Joe Bourke’. Note the small satchel strapped to the dog.

scrapironflotilla: Members of the Australian Battalion with a dog captured from the Turks in the Aghyl Dere valley on the Gallipoli Peninsula and named ‘Joe Bourke’. Note the small satchel strapped to the dog.

9th Australian Light Horse 1918, Palestine

Original horses of the Australian Light Horse Regiment and their dismounted handlers.

Dead Australians following the Charge of the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba, Palestine. The man marked with an 'X' is Australian test cricketer Albert Tibbie (or Tibby) Cotter. A well known sportsman, who was killed by a Turkish soldier who had already been captured.

The body of Trooper Cotter (marked with an X), gathered with others killed in the charge at Beersheba.

Watering horses of A Squadron, 9th Australian Light Horse from a canvas trough, at Ain Duk, in the Jordan Valley.

Watering horses of A Squadron, Australian Light Horse from a canvas trough, at Ain Duk, in the Jordan Valley.

The 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade bivouaced prior to the capture of Beersheba.  Horses and wagons are in the foreground and in the distance horse lines can be seen.  This is the fourth image in a five part panorama. See A02006P for the combined image. Ottoman Empire, Palestine, Asluj, 30 Nov 1917

The Australian Light Horse Brigade bivouaced prior to the capture of Beersheba. Horses and wagons are in the foreground and in the distance horse lines can be seen. This is the fourth image .

"Elsey's" group, South Australia, circa 1915. #WW1 #LightHorseRegiment Which one is Elsey? in the front row maybe British-born Trooper Albert Elsey enlisted in South Australia, serving in the 6th Reinforcements of the 9th Light Horse Regiment, a unit largely raised from South Australia.

"Elsey's" group, South Australia, circa Which one is Elsey? in the front row maybe British-born Trooper Albert Elsey enlisted in South Australia, serving in the Reinforcements of the Light Horse Regiment, a unit largely raised from South Australia.

Trooper Alan Huthwaite, 1st Australian Lighthorse, at No 1 Outpost, August 1915. Huthwaite, described as 'an old soldier' of Goulburn, New South Wales, died, aged 50, in Egypt on 5 November 1917. He is buried in the Kantara War Memorial cemetery

Portrait of 611 Private Allan Stokeham Huthwaite, a trooper of the Australian Light Horse Brigade, native of Goulburn, NSW, who died of wounds on 5 November He is seen smoking a pipe at .

General Sir Henry George Chauvel  (16 April 1865 – 4 March 1945) was a senior officer of Australian Imperial Force who fought at Gallipoli and during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign in the Middle Eastern theatre of the First World War. He was the first Australian to attain the rank of lieutenant general and later general, and the first to lead a corps. As commander of the Desert Mounted Corps, he was responsible for one of the most decisive victories and fastest pursuits in military…

General Sir Henry George Chauvel (16 April 1865 – 4 March 1945) was a senior officer of Australian Imperial Force who fought at Gallipoli and during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign in the Middle Eastern theatre of the First World War. He was the first Australian to attain the rank of lieutenant general and later general, and the first to lead a corps. As commander of the Desert Mounted Corps, he was responsible for one of the most decisive victories and fastest pursuits in military…

Melbourne, Vic, c. 1915-01. Portrait of 424 Trooper (Tpr) Ernest Stanley Impey, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF, wearing full uniform and kit, mounted on his horse. Tpr Impey fought at Gallipoli, in the Middle East and in France, before being invalided out with the rank of Corporal in 1916-01. He returned to serve in France during 1917 and 1918 as a gunner with the 1st Divisional Ammunition Column. He was discharged in 1919. Ernest Impey died in 1978 at the age of 87

Melbourne, Vic, c. 1915-01. Portrait of 424 Trooper (Tpr) Ernest Stanley Impey, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF, wearing full uniform and kit, mounted on his horse. Tpr Impey fought at Gallipoli, in the Middle East and in France, before being invalided out with the rank of Corporal in 1916-01. He returned to serve in France during 1917 and 1918 as a gunner with the 1st Divisional Ammunition Column. He was discharged in 1919. Ernest Impey died in 1978 at the age of 87

Palestine: the Australian Light Horse on the move across the Desert (Pictures of the Great War by Frank Hurley)

Australian Light Horse in Palestine, ca. Frank Hurley (State Library of New South Wales, Album No. Digital Order No.

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