Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 1 August
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Saturday, August 1, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Sunday, August 1, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Reserve Camp
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Lieutenant H Williams, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Lieutenants AC Olden and J Ragan 10th Light Horse Regiment, badly wounded by trench mortar bomb exploding. This was caused through unauthorised interference and through negligence - two men BT wounded by shrapnel on beach.
Brigadier General Skeen GS01 attended and held conference with B2 and BM regarding the attack on Nek - orderd prepared.
Made careful inspection today of trenches, enemy's, and machine gun positions.
Australian Division attacked Turk trenches and took one trench on right. Other sections cooperated and $$ to his position. Heavy fire along line until midnight.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Tuesday, August 1, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Bally Bunnion
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Received order from Brigade to be ready to move out. Only those capable of three days sustained effort to go.
Wednesday, August 1, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Marakeb
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Extract from Desert Mounted Corps Orders. Myren, 150 Sergeant RJG, “A” Squadron, has been awarded the Military Medal for devotion to duty.
Musketry carried out as per syllabus. Lecture on Machine Gun to officers in afternoon.
Thursday, August 1, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Madhbeh
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0430 Standing patrol from “B” Squadron returned to camp and reported all clear.
2200, Our artillery having pushed guns forward shelled enemy water and camping area with harassing fire until 0330.
Six Other Ranks marched in from Reinforcements Camp, Jericho.
Friday, August 1, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - SS Oxfordshire
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Normal routine work.
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