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On October 31 1917 the Light Horse took part in one of the greatest

On October 31 1917 the Light Horse took part in one of the greatest

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Moving up to Beersheba

Light Horsemen watering their horses

A charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade believed to have been taken by Frank Hurley in February 1918.

An Australian Light Horse regiment passes through Jerusalem mounted on horseback.

In fact on the 31st October 1917, the Australian Light Horse and New Zealand Mounted Rifles were engaged in a battle that was the ANZACs' greatest charge ...

... 31st October 1917 at a point approximately five miles north of Beersheba. Moving up to Beershebs

Member of the Australian 2nd Light Horse on active duty in the Middle East

In the fading afternoon light, on October 31st 1917 ...

A large group of Turkish prisoners, being led by an Australian soldier of the Light

Moving up to Beersheba. The 4th Light Horse ...

Australian Light Horse. From Wikipedia ...

By 1914 there were 23 Light Horse Regiments on the order of battle. General Order 109 of 1903 listed the following plumes to be worn by Light Horse units:

Many men from these units joined the Light Horse regiments of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF).

Australian Light Horse Beersheba 1917. Joint Issue - Israel Australia Commemorative Stamps, Jerusalem,

Allenby, Chauvel, Chetwode & HRH The Duke of Connaught

Members of the Australian Light Horse association ride near Beersheba in the southern Israeli desert on

George LAMBERT | The charge of the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba, 31 October 1917

Beersheba in 1917

Charge: An Australian War Memorial photo of the charge at Beersheba which is now believed

Re-enactment of Australian cavalry charge in Beersheba during World War One

4. The Charge

This dramatic bronze in the present-day Israeli town of Be'er Sheva,

British and Turkish lines prior to Allenby's attack on Gaza

A portrait of Brigadier General Grant of the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade on his mount

The colour party taking part in the western Queensland Beersheba re-enactment paying its respects

They left out the best part! The Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade didn't have sabres as they were essentially horse-mounted infantry rather than ...

Gunners of A Battery, Honourable Artillery Company, attached to the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade, crouch between their 13 pounder quick fire field ...

Beersheba Situation Map

Can Cats Eat Bananas #Gocats

Beersheba centenary: let's remember that story is not the same as history | Paul Daley | Australia news | The Guardian

This dramatic 320mm x 90mm x 240mm limited edition cold cast bronze figurine remembers the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse who on 31 October ...

A Light Horse unit digs to locate a water supply outlet

BATTLE OVERVIEW: June 1917 - October 1918

31 October 1917. The capture of Beersheba map (Wikipedia)

Line drawing depicting a military unit badge with a kangaroo between the numerals 1 and 2. 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment hat badge

Battle of Beersheba and Jerusalem 6 weeks later! #australianlighthorse #history #isreal #

The Battle of Beersheba, 31 October 1917

Each Waler's Mate proof quality medallion remembers the special bond between the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse.

Hi-Res Cover The Charge

One of my all-time favourite movies, 'The Light Horsemen', is about the Battle of Beersheba, which took place on the 31st October, 1917.

Old Turkish Bridge. Photo: Yaacov Shkolnik, KKL-JNF Photo Archive

We're please to present a lasting tribute to the units that took part in that commemoration: 2/14 LHR QMI and 4/19 Prince of Wales LH #WW1pic.twitter.com/ ...

Organizers say that many young men who were part of the 4th and 12th Australian Light Horse that, 100 years ago, on October 31 1917, conducted the world's ...

Regard: Australian horses at Beersheba during World War I. Only one Australian horse returned

Australian Light Horse Beersheba Israel 1917.

ANZAC Mounted Division. From Wikipedia ...

This commemorative medallion remembers the charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade at Beersheba on 31 October 1917. Minted in the Centenary of the Great War ...

Australian Light Horse Association

General William Grant's 4th Light horse Brigade, which so far had been hardly involved in the day's fighting: "Put Grant straight at it.

Stunning reproduction of paintings of the Beersheba charge with the Light Horse colour patches. Quality neoprene drink cooler for the bar or picnic basket.

Positions at Beersheba

Gaza to Beersheba, on the edge of the Negev. British Army Geographic Survey Section Map dated 7 and 22 January 1917.

Watering horses from a large reservoir after Beersheba was captured

Military map of Gaza

The capture of Beersheba, as well as giving the Anzac horses much-needed water

Australia's Governor-General, Major General Michael Jeffery, has opened a park in southern

Beautiful reproductions of Ron & Jennifer Marshalls' paintings commemorating the Beersheba charge surrounding the Light Horse colour patches centrally.

Major Cuthbert Fetherstonhaugh

Light Horsemen advance on Beersheba

"Surfing horses" and naked soldiers take a dip at the beach in Palestine.

Stunning reproduction of paintings of the Beersheba charge with the Light Horse colour patches. Quality neoprene drink cooler for the bar or picnic basket.

A black and white image of a horse standing in the desert.

Detail from the 4th Light Horse Brigade War Diary map of Beersheba charge (Ottoman defences in red)

Members of the Australian Light Horse unit attend a memorial ceremony for fighters from World War I at the Sea of Galilee, October 23, 2017.

Military map

British cavalry during the First World War. From Wikipedia ...

A large formation of soldiers riding horses pass a shallow dam

Gaza attacks on 1 and 2 November

A gift and collectable to remember the charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917. This medallion remembers the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse who ...

4th Light Horse Brigade War Diary sketch map, showing Ottoman defences in red and deployment of light horse regiments.

Kangaroo feathers and wallaby fur

4th LH Brigade horses resting prior to charging at Beersheba

Members of the Australian Light Horse unit attend a memorial ceremony on October 23, 2017. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP

Military map

Photo: Robbie Lester following the path her grandfather took in the Battle of Beersheba. (ABC News: Philip Williams)

This special set of proof quality medallions is created to honour the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse in the Centenary year of the famous ' ...

Australian Light Horse Palestine 1917

The last great cavalry charge in history wouldn't have taken place without the New Zealand Mounted Rifles. Photo: Supplied

And now history enthusiasts and descendants of Australian Mounted Division and ANZAC Mounted Division soldiers prepare for reenactment of the Battle of ...

1917 and the Battle of Beersheba

'The Charge of the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba, 1917', an oil. '

Trenches at Tel-es-Saba

THE CHARGE: Ron Marshall's work, on display at Morpeth Gallery, commemorates 100 years

The Battle of Beersheba Part One

Kelvin is producing '31 October - Destiny's Date?' with a close friend, former BBC cameraman Tom Russell, who also edits and produces documentaries.

Bruce Lester pictured with other Australian Light Horse soldiers from his section.

Laura Bell and her nephew Sergeant Ricky Morris, who is wearing the uniform of the

The positions

5. Aftermath

But, on Tuesday, October 31, the two locations will be joined by a defining moment in history – the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba.

Sinai and Palestine Campaign[edit]. 2nd Light Horse patrol at Gererat in the Sinai 1917

Reenactment of ANZAC cavalry charge at Beer Sheba - 1917-2017

LIGHT HORSE FIGURINES

Allenby enters Jerusalem 1917.jpg

Beersheba, was a heavily fortified town 43 km from the Turkish bastion of Gaza, and the scene of an historic charge by the Light Horse Brigade on 31 October ...