Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 13 February
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Friday, February 13, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Saturday, February 13, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - HMAT A10 "Karroo", at sea.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No entry.
Carew Reynell Diary - Nearly half men and officers seasick and mucking out, exercising and grooming took the balance nearly all day to complete. A few horses in poop deck and No. 6 hold not exercised but majority had 20 minutes walking and 10 to 15 minutes grooming - two men per horse.
Anglo Egyptian far astern - 12 miles. Sent wireless message "Reynell, Reynella, Adelaide. Absolutely Top hole. Reynell."
Arranged stable routine: Stable guard to water horses at 0500 and finish by 0600. All hands muck out from 0600 to 0715 and feed. 0900 parade, half men of each unit to go to stables and complete mucking out and then exercise and groom all day. The other half parade under various NCOs and Officers for instruction.
Sea smooth but long swell.
Sunday, February 13, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis, Egypt.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Completed tests in pace and direction. Squadron drill.
Tuesday, February 13, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Masaid, Sinai.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Brigade Field Day. The three Regiments advanced over the country south of Hod Masaid. 8th Light Horse Regiment on the right; 9th Light Horse Regiment in the centre; and, 10th Light Horse Regiment on the left. Advance was made in three bounds to a point about two miles south of Zaraniq where the Brigade bivouacked for lunch returning to camp by 1600. Particular attention was paid throughout to intercommunication between units both by visually and by orderly.
Wednesday, February 13, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Deir el Belah, Palestine.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine work.
Thursday, February 13, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tripoli, Lebanon.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0800 Luxmoore, Captain EM, MC, proceeded to Cairo to compete in Central Sports Meeting.
1400, Inter- Regimental Football. Brigade Headquarters versus 9th Light Horse Regiment won by 9th Light Horse Regiment 7 goals 9 behinds to 2 goals 3 behinds.
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