5th Light Horse Brigade

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5th Light Horse Brigade
Active 1918
Country  Australia
Allegiance Australian Crown
Branch Australian Army
Type Mounted Infantry
Size Brigade
Part of Australian Mounted Division
Equipment Horse
Engagements Sinai and Palestine Campaign
Unit colour patch 5th Light Horse Brigade.png
Middle Eastern Theatre during World War I

The 5th Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force, formed in Palestine in July 1918 they served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, as part of the Australian Mounted Division. [1][2]




The Australian Light Horse during World War I

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  1. ^ a b "5th Light Horse Brigade". diggerhistory. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  2. ^ "Mounted Troops". unsw.adfa.edu.au. Archived from the original on 25 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  3. ^ Preston 1921 pp. 258–60, 335
  4. ^ "5th Australian Light Horse Brigade". Australian Light Horse Studies Centre. 24 December 2009. Retrieved 8 January 2015.