Historical information

Following Federation a number of companies of Victorian Mounted Rifles were consolidated to form the 8th Light Horse (VMR). In 1912 the regiment was re-titled 16th Light Horse (Indi Light Horse). In 1920 another re-numbering took place with the regiment becoming 8th Light Horse (Indi Light Horse).

Physical description

Badly faded photograph of group of soldiers of 8th Light Horse (VMR) in Violet Town 1906.

Inscriptions & markings

Violet Town 1906. Sgt W Luscombe left kneeling