AL096 Australian Light Horse Trooper w/Rifle
Holding his .303 in his left hand this Australian Light Horse Trooper charges forward.
This is the 2nd Edition of this figure, painted differently from the first issue many years ago!
This coming 31st October 2017 marks the centenary of the epic charge of the Australian Light Horse to capture the town and water wells of BEERSHEBA in what was then Palestine but is now part of modern-day Israel. The Australian horsemen, against fierce Turkish opposition, charged the enemy’s lines and frontline trenches scattering their opponents and then galloping on into the town itself to capture the all-important water wells. It proved to be one of the major turning points of the War in the Desert during WW