Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 4 October
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Sunday, October 4, 1914
Formation of the 7th Light Horse Regiment "B" Squadron at Morphettville Race Course, South Australia.
Monday, October 4, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Rhododendron Hill
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Heavy shrapnel fire from north and north east on top trenches and also over Headquarters.
Wednesday, October 4, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Bir el Abd
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 3rd Light Horse Brigade Operation Order No 4 received from Brigade for a Reconnaissance of Mazar by 1 Company, Imperial Camel Corps supported by Light Horse Patrols. A Composite Squadron of the 9th Light Horse Regiment to cover the right flank of the Camel Company and at the same time thoroughly reconoitre the country round Ganadil, Geisi and Kassebra. The Squadron composed of Captain Bleechmore and 2 Troops "A" Squadron, 1 Troop and Lewis Gun from "B" Squadron and 1 Troop "C" Squadron under the command of Major KA McKenzie.
Thursday, October 4, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Um Urgan
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 1100, officer from Ordinance Stores inspected stores on charge to the Regiment. Routine and training.
Friday, October 4, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Duma
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - We moved from Duma this afternoon and we moved back through Damascus. We are to go to a place called El Mezze tonight. We camped about five miles south of Damascus on the Tiberias road. I could write pages about Damascus but haven't the room to put all down here. The official report now is something like one hundred thousand prisoners taken. Our casualties have been very light.
Saturday, October 5, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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