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1st Australian Horse
Active 1897–??
Country  New South Wales
Allegiance British Empire
Type Mounted Infantry
Engagements Second Boer War

The 1st Australian Horse was a mounted infantry regiment of the Colony of New South Wales.

History[edit | edit source]

The regiment was raised on 28 August 1897 at Murrumburrah, New South Wales, as the 1st Australian (Volunteer) Horse.[1] The 1st Australian Horse wore distinctive myrtle green uniforms.

Two detachments of the regiment served during the Second Boer War.

Commanding officer[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Our Volunteers". The Australian Star (Sydney), Friday 1 October 1897, p.5. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/231810030. Retrieved 9 March 2017. 

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