Trade paper, 8vo., fine condition, black & white illus., casualities, 179pp. This was the 6th Light Horse Regiment from 1914 onwards and especially their involvement in Gallipoli. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Under Furred Hats (6th A.L.H.Regt.)
Publisher: East Sussex, The Naval & Military Press, nd.
Book Description [J. Burridge], [Perth], 1990. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, brown leatherette cloth (gilt lettering & vignette), very good plus condition, full-page black & white text-photos. 179 pp. (Limited facsimile edition of 200 copies. Originally published, W.C. Penfold, Sydney,1919.) The History of the Australian 6th Light Horse Regiment during World War 1 from December 1914 to August 1919. Raised in Sydney in September 1914, it became part of the 2nd Light Horse Brigade. Sailing from Sydney in December 1914, the regiment disembarked in Egypt in February 1915. The light horse was unsuitable for initial operations at Gallipoli, but they were later deployed without their horses to reinforce the infantry. Plus many battles during the next four years in the Middle East: Battle of Romani, advance into Palestine, the action at Beersheba, and raids into the Jordan Valley. At rear, has name lists of casualties, both killed and wounded. Bookseller Inventory # 14628