A brief history of the 3rd Light Horse Regiment

Commanding Officers & Officers Commanding of the Regiment
1948 - Present

 

A brief history of the 9th Light Horse Regiment

3rd Light Horse Regiment

'Nec Aspera Terrent'

9th Light Horse Regiment

'Pro Gloria et Honore'


Ex CO's & OC's of 3rd/9th SAMR

RAAC Seniority list 1974 (PDF format) - click here

DATE
NAME

COMMENTS

CO's

1948 - 1951L.(Laurence) Chenoweth, ED.

deceased

1952 - 1953 G. E. H. (Gordon) Bleby, OBE, ED.

deceased

1954 - 1956D. (Douglas) Maxwell-Wright, ED

deceased

1957 - 1959 J. J. (John) Edwards, MC, ED.

deceased

1960T. B. (Theo) Fischer, ED.

deceased

1961- 1963R. J. (Rex) Lipman, AM, ED.

deceased 5 Jul 2015

1963 - 1964 D. R. (Denny) Heinrich

deceased

1965 - 1967 R. J. (Ray) Stanley, OBE, RFD, ED.

Hon. Col. 1983 -1988

1967 - 1970 M. P. (Paul) Lemercier, ED

1971 - 1974 C. B. (Cedric) Wells, OAM,ED.

Hon. Col. 1977 -1983, deceased 7 Jul 2017

1974M. E. (Murray) Alexander, RFD, ED.

OC's

1975C. J. H. (Chris) Hill (LTCOL Retd), RFD, ED.

Hon. Col. 1989 - 1993, deceased 8 Aug 2009

1976 - 1979F. R. (Frank) Wade, RFD.

1979 - 1983 R. W. (Reginald) Williams, AM, RFD.

Hon. Col. 1999 - 2005

1983 - 1986 D. J. B. (David) Watts, RFD.

1986 - 1989 P. J. P.(Pat) Norton, RFD

1989 - 1991M. R. (Roger) Burzacott, RFD.

Hon. Col 2005 - 2011

1991 -1993P. L. (Peter) Byass, RFD.

1995 - 1998C. D. (Craig) McCarthy, CSM, RFD.

1998 - 2000 D. K. (Dean) Bowley

2000 - 2003G. Z. (George) Blocki

2003 - 2004M. (Malcolm) Haynes, RFD

2005 - 2007D. (David) Edmonds, DLSM 
2008 - 2010H. (Hamish) McKendrick, DLSM 
2011 - 2013 J. (Jake) KearsleyHon. Col COL C. Burns CSC, FAIM, AAICD, psc
2011 - Present
2014 - 2016 M. (Michael) Harris 
2017 - PresentC. (Christopher) Manning