Harden Light Horse memorial


Oval dedication plaque mounted on a rock. The plaque depicts an Australian Light Horseman, as well as a smaller mounted horseman and emblem.
Also see 1st Australian Horse and the Australian Light Horse War Memorial


In 1897 Captain Mackay of Wallendbeen raised a troop of experienced country horsemen as volunteers. The very first enrolment took place near this location on August 28th 1897. 60 men formed the local half squadron of what was to be called the First Australian Horse. Centenary of the muster was celebrated here on August 30th 1997.

Cnr of Station St and Burley Griffin Way
Harden NSW 2587
Recorded by
Martin Butterfield

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