The Australian Light Horse Infantry made a huge contribution to the Allied war effort in World War I. While numerically smaller in compisition than their unit counterparts in traditional infantry, the greater mobility afforded them a more powerful shock effect. While the sabre was a part of their equipment, the Australian Light Horse Infantry did not normally charge into battle on horseback. Rahter, they would dismount at contact with the enemy and fight as traditional infantry. The Australain Light Horse Infantry famously participated in the Sinai and Gallipoli campaigns, and were also present on the Western Front, often coupled with traditional French cavelry units. The Australian Horse Infantry are still active today, but now they ride in an Australian variant of the LAV-25.
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