They Rode Into History: 8th Light Horse Regiment 1914-1919


by Max Emery

This is a Unit history of 8th Light Horse Regiment, by Max Emery, whose great uncle was killed with the Regiment at Es Salt in Palestine. This unit was raised in Victoria and saw service in Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine and Syria during the Great War. The action of the 8th and 10th Lighthorse Regiments during the ill fated charge at The Nek on 7th August 1915 became legendary after the Charge was  immortalized on screen in the famous Australian movie ‘ Gallipoli ‘.


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ISBN: 9780975835388

The Story of the 8th Light Horse Regiment Australian Imperial Force 1914 -1919

8th LHR Gallipoli Unit History Sinai Desert Romani Gaza Magdahaba Beersheba Jerusalem Jordon Valley Damascus The Nek Great War WW1 Egypt


Hard Cover, dust jacket , approx 224 pages, 7″ x 10″. Contains many maps and rare photos and also includes Nominal, Honour and Gallantry Medal Rolls.

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