Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 1 January
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Thursday, January 1, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Friday, January 1, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Broadmeadows, Victoria
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Organising, training and equipping of troops.
Saturday, January 1, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis, Egypt
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry
Monday, January 1, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Masaid, Sinai
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Moved out of Hod to Kilo 139 and bivouacked 1/2 mile south east of railway. Three enemy aeroplanes flew westward overhead.
Tuesday, January 1, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Kefr Rut, Palestine
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - In bivouac at Kefr Rut. There was heavy rain all day.
Wednesday, January 1, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tripoli, Lebanon
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Morning short New Year Church services. [Voluntary]
3rd Light Horse Brigade Mounted Sports eventuated today. The weather was perfect. Large numbers of visitors from other units attended, also many civilians. The 9th Light Horse Regiment scored well. The results as follows: -Tent pegging with lance - 1st - Runn, 956 Sergeant HE; 2nd McIntosh, 1589 Lance Corporal WP.Tilting the ring - 1st Trooper E NewtonNon Commissioned Officers flutter - 1st - Kincaid, 653 Lance Corporal AE.Troopers flutter - 2nd Ferguson, Trooper SA.
Bleechmore, Major C, Ragless, Captain BB, Hogan, Lieutenant LR; and, 5 Other Ranks returned from leave in Egypt.
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