Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 8 January
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Thursday, January 8, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Friday, January 8, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Broadmeadows, Victoria
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Organising, training and equipping of troops.
Saturday, January 8, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis, Egypt
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Schools of instruction commenced today at Zeitoun. The following numbers attended from this Regiment: 5 Signallers; 7 Machine Gunners; 7 NCOs; and, 2 Privates. Three days musketry concluded today.
Monday, January 8, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Masaid, Sinai
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 1200 The Regiment moved out with the Brigade from Hod Masaid on track to Rafa. McFarlane, Lieutenant H, remained in charge of camp. Arrived at El Arish, fed and watered horses.
Moved off at 1600 along telegraph line to Sheikh Zowaiid where the Division halted in columns of Brigade masses at 2200.
Tuesday, January 8, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Deir el Belah, Palestine
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Left bivouac at 0845 and joined the Brigade for march through Gaza. This enabled all ranks to see the destruction wrought by our artillery bombardment. Passed through all the interesting parts of the town riding in single file through a long passageway of the Great Mosque. Arrived at Deir el Belah at 1245. Information was received that the Commanding Officer, Scott, Lieutenant Colonel WH, DSO, had been awarded the CMG. 34 Other Ranks marched in from 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar.
Wednesday, January 8, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tripoli, Lebanon
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 1000 - 1100 - Swordsmanship mounted.
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