Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 31 August
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Monday, August 31, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Tuesday, August 31, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Gazli Beit Dere
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Adopted Admiralty Time which starts and midnight and continues for 24 hours.
The rations are good and sufficient. Water has to be carried from well near the beach to the bivouac about 1 mile away. Allowance 1 gallon per man per day.
Medical Captain MacDonald and three AMC details sent to 1st Light Horse Brigade.
Sergeant Cook transferred to Brigade Headquarters.
Thursday, August 31, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Nabit
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0400, Column under Lieutenant Colonel WH Scott, DSO, consisting of 9th Light Horse Regiment less outposts etc, 2 Machine Guns from Machine Gun Squadron and 2 Sand Carts from 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance moved out from Hod Nabi arriving at Bayud at 0600.
0900, One Squadron ("C" Squadron under Major McKenzie) sent from south towards 513 to sweep country toward Imperial Camel Corps who were sweeping from 513.
This Squadron returned to Bayud at 1300. No traces of enemy or Bedouin being seen. Column left Bayud at 1430 arriving back at Hod nabit at 1700.
Friday, August 31, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Abasan el Kebir
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - One Other Rank marched in from 4th Light Horse Brigade.
Mounted training 0630 to 0800. Hotchkiss Rifles. Practiced dismounting for action.
Boxing tournament - inter Brigade 3rd and 4th Light Horse Brigades. Suter, 490 Sergeant J; and, Harley, 471 Sergeant A, competing.
Two Other Ranks returned from Rest Camp, Port Said.
Saturday, August 31, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Ludd area
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Barker, Lieutenant AS; and, one Other Rank proceeded to Imperial School of Instruction, Zeitoun.
One Other Rank proceeded to School of Instruction, Alexandria.
Commanding Officer made a detailed inspection of the Regiment.
Sunday, August 31, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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