Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 30 July
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Thursday, July 30, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Friday, July 30, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Reserve Camp
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0800 Hon Captain, Lieutenant Code FG reported for duty from Base Camp Heliopolis and was posted to “C” Squadron.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Lieutenant Colonel Brazier and Hon Captain Code and two men from Cairo reported.
Celebration of victory at Nasir Yan by three cheers of whole Garrison at 1700.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Sunday, July 30, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Bally Bunnion
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Received order from Brigade to be in readiness for move out at short notice. Probably to attack the left flank of the Turks who were known to be advancing.
Only men and horses capable of three days' "sustained effort" to be taken in the event of a turn out.
A strong body of Turks reported to be in vicinity of Oghratina and everything points to a strong attack being made by them.
Monday, July 30, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Marakeb
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - All bridles, headstalls, girths and horse blankets thoroughly washed in carbolic under supervision of Brigade Veterinary Officer to endeavour to eradicate the skin disease prevalent.
Until further notice one troop of the Squadron sent for duty to parade mounted in full marching order for inspection by CO.
Lecture carried out as per syllabus.
Tuesday, July 30, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Madhbeh
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0430, “B” Squadron returned to bivouac at 0430 and report that patrol sighted enemy patrol at 0130 and one of enemy was killed whilst endeavouring to escape. Body was searched but no identification papers were found. He carried rifle, bomb, and a rubber tube evidently a steam escape for machine gun.
Hannaford, Lieutenant E, reported from Gas School, Rafa.
The usual working parties to F and G Section Defences cancelled and Regiment detailed to supply one Squadron each night for patrol duty in front of G Section Defences.
2200, “C” Squadron moved out for G Section Patrol duty.
Wednesday, July 30, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - SS Oxfordshire
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Normal routine work.
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