Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 6 May
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Wednesday, May 6, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Thursday, May 6, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis Camp, Egypt.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Saturday, May 6, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead, Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No entry.
Sunday, May 6, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Khan Yunis
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Church Parade at 1000.
At 1415 the Regiment moved out from Khan Yunis bivouac for an attack on El Buggar at 0400 on 7th May 1917 as part of the Brigade.
Brigade reached Bir el Esani at 2300 and rested for one hour, moving off at 2400.
Monday, May 6, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Auja Bridgehead defences
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Stood to arms at 0345.
A patrol, one troop in strength, moved out at 0400 with orders to patrol to the east to as near the foothills as possible. This patrol moved out about two miles when they were held up by enemy fire. A line of observation posts was put out and the patrol returned to led horses at dark 1900.
1800 Two patrols moved out and remained in position all night.
2200 Information received that the enemy had attacked the 5th Mounted Brigade west of the Jordan River. Regiment stood to arms until 0100 when information was received that situation had cleared.
Tuesday, May 6, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Zagazig
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Daily routine.
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