WWI Brass & Enamel 5th Light Horse ALH Sweetheart
WWI Brass & Enamel 5th Light Horse ALH Colour Patch Sweetheart. Maker Wallace Bishop Brisbane. Pin intact – safety chain attached. Measures H 2.2cm. The 5th Light Horse Regiment was a mounted infantry regiment of the Australian Army during the First World War. The regiment was raised in Brisbane, Queensland in August 1914, and assigned to the 2nd Light Horse Brigade. The regiment fought against the forces of the Ottoman Empire, in Egypt, at Gallipoli, on the Sinai Peninsula, and in Palestine and Jordan. After the armistice the regiment eventually returned to Australia in March 1919. For its role in the war the regiment was awarded sixteen battle honours. Thank you Wikipedia!