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Never leave a mate behind: the quest for a Light Horse memorial in Wagga

In 2017 Wagga Wagga resident Maria Flinn was attending the unveiling of a new military statue in another Riverina town when an idea struck.

The bronze memorial had been raised in honour of the Australian Light Horse (mounted troops) who served with distinction during World War 1 at Gallipoli and then in the desert of Palestine Sinai.

Maria decided that Wagga, the home and training ground for the Light Horse, also needed a memorial honouring Australia’s iconic mounted infantry.

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Article written by Chriss Buchan

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