Portrait of Brigadier General William Grant CMG DSO and Bar who commanded the Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade 1917-1919 and the Anzac Mounted Division (temporarily) in 1918. Grant was a surveyor ...

Collection ID H00020
Collection type Photograph
Title Portrait of Brigadier General William Grant CMG DSO and Bar who commanded the Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade 1917-1919 and the Anzac Mounted Division (temporarily) in 1918. Grant was a surveyor ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Anglo-Swiss Photo Studio
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made c 1917
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Portrait of Brigadier General William Grant CMG DSO and Bar who commanded the Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade 1917-1919 and the Anzac Mounted Division (temporarily) in 1918. Grant was a surveyor and pastoralist from the Darling Downs in Queensland. He had joined the 11th Light Horse Regiment in the early 1900s and was commanding officer when the Regiment went to Palestine in the First World War. In October 1917, Grant led the Regiment in the successful charge at Beersheba.

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