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5th Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force



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Those known to have served with

5th Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force

during the Great War 1914-1918.

  • Donald Lennard. Pte.
  • Idriess Ion Llewellyn. Tpr.
  • Tyler William Bernard. Pte. (d.10th Nov 1917)
  • Wainwright Norman. Tpr.

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Tpr. Ion Llewellyn Idriess 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment.

Ion Llewellyn Idriess was born to parents Walter and Juliette on 20th September 1889 at WaverleyNew South Wales. He became a miner by trade, before enlisting at Townsville on 26th October 1914 at the age of 27. He left Sydney aboard HMAT Persic, on 21st December 1914 with the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment.

While serving at Gallipoli, Idriess specialised in sniping. He sustained a bomb wound to his arm at Gallipoli in September 1915 and was evacuated back to Egypt. Idriess re-joined the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment and served with his unit in Egypt and Palestine witnessing the charge at Beersheba. He was once again wounded in December 1917 in the fighting after the last battle of Gaza. Ion Idriess was consequently invalided home and returned to Australia on 15th February 1918.

s flynn




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Pte. William Bernard Tyler 5th Light Horse (d.10th Nov 1917)

William joined the 5th Light Horse with the 9th Reinforcement. His brother, Samuel Alloisous Tyler (my great-grandfather), was also killed in WWI, 2 months prior to William.

Judy Graham




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Tpr. Norman Wainwright 5th Light Horse Brigade

Norman Wainwright was Trooper 521 in 5th Light Horse Brigade. He was b.1896 Eldwick, Bingley, Yorkshire and enlisted at Lismore Barracks, Australia giving his next of kin as Harrison Wainwright Glenview Cottage., Eldwick, Bingley, Yorkshire

Norman was wounded 25/11/1915 receiving gunshot wounds to his leg and hand. He arrived at London 3rd General Hospital from the hospital ship Britannic and was discharged from London 3rd General Hospital on 6th Sep 1916 tand returned Australia on the HT Euripides. I am a descendant of the Wainwright family and trying to find Norman's hospital record.

Patricia






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