Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 14 December
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Monday, December 14, 1914
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Broadmeadows Camp, Victoria.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Organising, training and equipping of troops.See: Broadmeadows 1909
Tuesday, December 14, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Rhododendron Spur9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Ordered to be ready to march the Regiment out at an hour's notice. Two Officers and 50 Other Ranks to be selected to remain behind to hold the line. Captain Ragless BB and Captain Shearer JH selected and 50 Other Ranks from D Squadron. An iron cross received from the beach was sent to Hill 60 and placed on the grave of the late Lieutenant Colonel C Reynell by Private F Bockelberg. All men in the trenches tonight, Four Officers on duty for six hour watches. All quiet, Scouts report that the enemy is working hard putting up wire entanglements and improving parapets.
Thursday, December 14, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Bir el Malha
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment moved out with Brigade less 8th Light Horse Regiment at 0300 and marched to Arnussi 0615 to take part in practice attack by Desert Column. At Arnussi the Regiment represented echelon Brigade in reserve. Moved out from Arnussi at 0845 to vicinity of Hill 100, returned to Arnussi, watered, fed and back to camp arriving 1800. Enemy aeroplane flew over Regiment at Arnussi at 1330.
Friday, December 14, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Suffa.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0800 B Squadron advanced and occupied Belain reporting it clear of enemy. 1030 B Squadron withdrew to former line. Enemy very quiet along the whole sector. Hahn, Temporary Senior Sergeant Major HJ; Masson, 151 Sergeant GG; Cruddas, 397 Corporal GF, from led horses, left for Cadets School, Zeitoun.
Saturday, December 14, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tripoli
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Usual routine. Improving Regimental football ground.
Sunday, December 14, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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