Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 10 October
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Saturday, October 10, 1914
Formation of Regiment occurring at Morphettville Race Course Camp.
Sunday, October 10, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Rhododendron Hill
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - A message was received late last night stating that a gas cylinder had been opened at Hill 60 by the enemy. Precautions were taken. Two suspicious cases of Diphtheria were found today. A big Turkish bomb was exploded in the Regimental Headquarters bivouac at 1730. Two men were wounded. This bomb had been thrown 800 yards. State tonight 15 Officers, 302 Other Ranks, Total 317. Bayonet strength 193. Two wounded and two sick to hospital.
Tuesday, October 10, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Bir el Abd9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No entry
Wednesday, October 10, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Um Urgan
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment undertook routine work for the day.
Thursday, October 10, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Kaukab
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Usual Damascus leave parties proceeded. Down, 921 Corporal AC; and, Hanrahan, 2216 Lance Corporal EP, taken prisoner of war 29 September 1918 and recaptured in German Hospital 1 October 1918 now reported Died of Wounds. Nelson, Captain AH, proceeded to Damascus to assist in administration of hospitals.
Friday, October 10, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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