Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 23 February
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Monday, February 23, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Tuesday, February 23, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - HMAT A10 "Karroo", at sea.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Orders No. 47
2. Shaving - Kings Regulations lay down that the upper lip will not b shaved. This regulation will come into force from this date.
Carew Reynell Diary - No entry.
Wednesday, February 23, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis, Egypt.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No entry.
Friday, February 23, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Masaid, Sinai.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment undertook routine work for the day.
Saturday, February 23, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Deir el Belah, Palestine.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Musketry continued under better weather conditions. Parsons, Major HM, evacuated to hospital.
Sunday, February 23, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - HMT Ellenga.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - After a calm voyage down the coast arrived at Port Said at 0800, anchored near the Suez Canal offices for two hours and berthed at Sheriff's Quay where the Regiment disembarked at 1630 and marched to Port Said Railway Station.
Entrained at 1700 and moved out at 1800 and arrived Kantara West at 1930. Disentrained here and marched to Kantara East and bivouacked near railway station for the remainder of night. Heavy baggage was conveyed by this train across the Canal Bridge from Port Said to Rafa. Regimental personal baggage was unfortunately sent to Transit Shed at Kantara West instead of being dispatched to Kantara East and did not arrive at Kantara East until midnight.
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