Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 3 July
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Friday, July 3, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Saturday, July 3, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Reserve Gully
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Lieutenant Colonel Miell relinquished position of temporary command of No 4 Section Sub Sector I Walkers Top.
A marked feature of the 14 days occupancy of the trenches was the complete mastery gained by our riflemen over the enemy's sharp shooters. The periscope rifle proved its great value for sniping work.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Monday, July 3, 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.
Tuesday, July 3, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - El Shellal
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Operation Order received for reconnaissance of the country and defences contained in the area El Shellal - Beersheba - Asluj. Regimental Order issued.
Wednesday, July 3, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Solomon's Pools
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - General Officer in Command Division inspected Regiment during midday stables, visiting each troop in succession.
Hargrave, Lieutenant LMS, MC with composite troop returned from Australian Mounted Division Headquarters having carried out the duties of escort troops for six weeks. Divisional Commander expressed his appreciation of the excellent manner in which they carried out their duties.
Thursday, July 3, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Moascar
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Handing in equipment and ordnance stores to Dados.
This was completed - cooking and sanitary gear being retained until the last minute.
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