The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum, Parramatta

The Royal New South Wales Lancers were formed as the New South Wales Cavalry Reserves in 1885, designated the New South Wales Lancers in 1894, and created Royal in 1935, the Regiment sent a squadron to fight as mounted lancers in the South African War, takes the traditions of the 1st Light Horse formed from its peacetime members to fight in the First World War at Gallipoli and Palestine, and fought as a Tank Regiment in World War II in New Guinea and Borneo. The Regiment with 21 Honours is Australia's most decorated unit, it is currently a Light Cavalry Regiment in the Australian Army Reserve 5 Brigade, 2nd Division.
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  • Our guide was so informative and the whole family enjoyed the tour. Was a little cold this time of year, so bring a jacket :)  more »
  • Situated in well maintained beautiful historical buildings close to Parramatta Railway Station, the NSW Lancers site with its historical buildings, parade ground and memorial museum is a well organise...  more »
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