Historical information

Significant Historical.

The Australian Light Horse was a skilled formation of mounted infantry of the Australian Imperial Force. (A.I.F.)

The men fought at Gallipoli (without their horse's) and mostly served in Egypt and the Middle East.

The unit contributed to the Allied victory against the Ottoman Empire in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign.


This uniform belonged to Sergeant Victor Royston Smith #1004.

4th Australian Light Horse Regiment 1st A.I.F.

Sailed from Sydney 21st January 1915. Landed Gallipoli 1st October 1915.

Rode with his Regiment in the charge at Beersheba in Palestine on 31st October 1917.

Returned to Australia on the 2nd August 1919.

Physical description

Full Khaki Light Horse Uniform.