Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 22 July
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Wednesday, July 22, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Thursday, July 22, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Walkers Ridge
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Completed all arrangements, including entanglements, strengthened line and supports. The whole of Inlying Piquet to Top in view of expected attack.
Stand to arms:
2000 to 2030;
2345 to 0115;
0300 to 0330.
Two men of Engineers killed while placing mine in front of trenches.
Conference of CO's regarding precautions to be taken.
Contrary to expectations there was a quiet night. There is now a bayonet to every yard of fire trench.
Lieutenant MG Arblaster returned to duty.
Lieutenant Malcolm to hospital sick.
Six men back to duty and five away to hospital.
Drew Infantry web equipment and Queen Mary's Gifts.
Corporal Gollan appointed Brigade clerk and Staff Sergeant in place of Sergeant Major Holswich, sick and incapacitated for two months.
Trooper Rayment appointed Corporal in charge of Brigade Field Post Office in place of Gollan.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Saturday, July 22, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine Patrol and Outpost Work.
Training in musketry and mounted work.
Sunday, July 22, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Marakeb
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment left the bivouac at 1030 and joined the column and proceeded to Tel el Marakeb arriving at the new bivouac at 1300.
Ayliffe, Lieutenant SH, to hospital from leave.
Siekmann, Major TA, left on seven days leave.
Monday, July 22, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Madhbeh
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Turner, Captain Chaplain RC; and, two Other Ranks proceeded on Cairo and Alexandria leave.
Four Other Ranks marched in from Moascar.
Tuesday, July 22, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - SS Oxfordshire
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Arrived at Colombo early morning.
0900, 17 Officers and 153 Other Ranks proceeded by special train [supplied by courtesy of the Ceylon Government] to Kandy. All ranks thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated the trip.
Any who wished, proceeded on shore to Colombo.
From the remainder - ship's guards and town piquet were detailed.
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