Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 2 July
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Thursday, July 2, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Friday, July 2, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Walkers Ridge
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 1100 -1300 The Regiment was relieved by the Auckland Mounted Rifles and moved to rest at Reserve Gully.
During the night 18 more Turkish rifles were recovered - most of them by Privates Pennycuick and Dawkins who searched the ground near the Turkish trenches.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Colonel Smyth VC reported and took over Commanding Brigade and No. 1 Sub Sector. Assisted him round area.
Casualty and Sick State
Unit Officers Killed Officers Wounded Other Ranks Killed Other Ranks Wounded Total Sick Brigade Headquarters
8th Light Horse Regiment
9th Light Horse Regiment
10th Light Horse Regiment
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Sunday, July 2, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine training and patrol work. Two hours training carried out daily.
Monday, July 2, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - El Shellal
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - All ranks put through gas helmet drill.
A party of 150 Non Commissioned Officers and men under Luxmoore, Captain EM, left at 1400 and proceeded to points X, Y, and Z for two hours trench digging returning to camp at 1930.
Tuesday, July 2, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Solomon's Pools
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Two Other Ranks proceeded on short leave to Egypt.
Usual training carried out.
The cool climate of Solomon's Pools was being much appreciated by all those who had spent a long period in the Jordan Valley. Eggs, fresh fruit and vegetables were to be obtained in advance from the natives. Each Regiment had its own controlled market where the natives had to sell at fixed prices. Water for men and animals was obtained from Solomon's Pools about one mile distant from the bivouac area.
Wednesday, July 2, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Moascar
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Preparation for handing in of equipment.
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