Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 16 August
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Sunday, August 16, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Monday, August 16, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Walkers Ridge
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Wednesday, August 16, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Nabit
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Troop sent to Hod el Bayad supposed to be the camp of Turkish Headquarters to look for enemy stores. Large quantity ammunition (Small Arms Ammunition) and a number of Camel Pack saddles found.
1400, Sent Patrol to Homossia.
Thursday, August 16, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Marakeb
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 25 Other Ranks marched in from 3rd Light Horse Brigade Training Regiment, Moascar and are posted.
Today to be observed as a holiday for Aquatic and Athletic Sports.
Leave to Cairo for Other Ranks stopped.
Extract from Brigade Routine Orders, 16 August 1917 - "Appreciation" The Army Commander had expressed his appreciation of the work done by Rickaby, Lieutenant TN; and, the Scouts of 3rd Light Horse Brigade during their "Special Mission".
Friday, August 16, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Ain Ed Duk
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Stephen, Second Lieutenant HH; and, Blight, 1380 Lance Corporal marched out to School of Instruction., El Arish.
Wick, Day Patrol, reported that patrols which were sent periodically to Tel el Truny were fired on by enemy machine guns from Tel el Rishem. Machine gun was located approx Sq T4c1.6. Patrol also reported smoke which appeared to come from and enemy camp approximately 2,000yards north west Tel el Truny and Wadi Auja.
Saturday, August 16, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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