5th Mounted Rifles (Otago Hussars)

5th Mounted Rifles (Otago Hussars)

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dates= 1911 - 1921
country= New Zealand
allegiance= New Zealand Crown
branch= New Zealand Army
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role= Mounted
size= Regiment
command_structure= New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade
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The 5th Mounted Rifles (Otago Hussars) was formed on March 17 1911. It formed part of the Otago Mounted Rifle Regiment so they saw service during the Battle of Gallipoli, Egypt. They later served in France with the New Zealand Division and were the only New Zealand Mounted troops to serve in France.

Great War Battles

*Battle of Gallipoli
*Battle of Flers - Courcelette. 15 - 22 Sep 1916.
*Battle of Morval. 25 - 28 Sep 1916.
*Battle of Le Transloy. 1 - 18 Oct 1916.
*Battle of Messines. 7 - 14 Jun 1917.
*Battle of Polygon Wood. 26 Sep - 3 Oct 1917.
*Battle of Broodseinde. 4 Oct 1917.
*Battle of Passchendaele. 12 Oct 1917.
*Battle of Arras. 28 Mar 1918.
*Battle of the Ancre. 5 Apr 1918.
*Battle of Albert. 21 - 23 Aug 1918.
*Battle of Bapaume. 31 Aug - 3 Sep 1918.
*Battle of Havrincourt. 12 Sep 1918.
*Battle of the Canal du Nord. 27 Sep - 1 Oct 1918.
*Battle of Cambrai. 8 - 9 Oct 1918.
*Persuit to the Selle. 9 - 12 Oct 1918.
*Battle of the Selle. 17 - 25 Oct 1918.
*Battle of the Sambre. 4 Nov 1918, including the Capture of [Le Quesnoy] .

Between the Wars

They amalgamated with 7th Southland Mounted Rifles and the 12th Otago Mounted Rifles to become the 5th New Zealand Mounted Rifles. They were redesignated the 5th New Zealand Mounted Rifles (Otago Hussars) 0n 4 August 1923 and in 1927 they became the Otago Mounted Rifles. 29 March 1944 saw them absorbed into the 3rd Armoured Regiment. [cite web|title=firstaif|url=http://www.firstaif.info/pages/nz_mounted.htm] [cite web|title=diggerhistory|url=http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-nz/nzef.htm]

References


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