Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 16 July
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Thursday, July 16, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Friday, July 16, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Reserve Gully
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 1100 The Regiment commenced to relieve the Auckland Mounted Rifles in Post No 1 and No3 of Sub Sector I. This allotment placed every available man in the firing line - none being in support or reserve. In No 1 Post a special inlying piquet provides a support when required, No 3 Post unprovided for.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Sprayers for gas defence issued to Regiments.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Sunday, July 16, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Training and lectures carried out throughout the week.
Patrols and outpost work continued as in previous details.
Monday, July 16, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Abasan el Kebir
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment paid - 1,040 Egyptian Pounds.
The three Squadrons carried out 200 yards target practice - 5 rounds independent at head and shoulder target, and those who did not fire on the 12th July 1917 were put through gimping.
Tuesday, July 16, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Madhbeh
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Orders received that the 3rd Light Horse Brigade would relieve 1st Light Horse Brigade as garrison No 3 Sub Sector - 8th Light Horse Regiment holding F Section Defences, 10th Light Horse Regiment G Section Defences, 9th Light Horse Regiment in reserve.
2000 The 9th Light Horse Regiment moved to Madhbeh, arriving 2230 and took over Sub - Sector Reserve from 1st Light Horse Regiment. Early this morning enemy artillery had been very active in this Sub Section, particularly on to the horse lines. 1st Light Horse Regiment had about 100 horses killed and wounded. After taking over Posts, 8th and 10th Light Horse Regiments led horses were therefore sent back to Wadi Nueiameh and 9th Light Horse Regiment horses were placed in wadis close proximity to Madhbeh, taking advantage of all cover available.
2400, “B” Squadron moved up and occupied counter attack position on Abu Tellul returning to bivouac at Madhbeh after dawn.
Wednesday, July 16, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - SS Oxfordshire
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine.
Previous: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 15 July
Citation: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 16 July