Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 12 July
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Sunday, July 12, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Monday, July 12, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Reserve Gully
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Demonstration again along whole line to retain Turks from Cape Helles. Turks responded by heavy artillery fire from Baby 700 - two 75 guns directed at our mountain guns resulting in Canterbury Mounted Rifles, one wounded, Auckland Mounted Rifles, one killed, five wounded.
Captain WM MacFarlane [Staff Captain] slightly wounded in leg. Lieutenant Hughes carries out his duties while absent.
Another general demonstration and bombardment in evening drawing considerable fire.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Wednesday, July 12, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine work. Training consisting of Rifle exercises and musketry and mounted work.
Patrols and outposts carried on as in previous week.
Thursday, July 12, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Abasan el Kebir
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Gimping practice at 100 yards carried out on the range ¾ mile south west of camp.
“C” Squadron reached the range at 0630 and was followed by “B” Squadron at 0930 and “A” Squadron at 1300 till all men fired two practices. The men who failed at both qualifying in a third test.
Daly, Major TJ, left on seven days leave.
Friday, July 12, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Talaat ed Dumm
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Completing roads and improving bivouac site, horse lines etc.
Saturday, July 12, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - SS Oxfordshire
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - All ranks on boat parade and allotted boats.
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