Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 25 October
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Sunday, October 25, 1914
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Morphettville Race Course Camp and Broadmeadows Camp, Victoria.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Formation of Regiment occurring at Morphettville Race Course Camp, Adelaide, while "C" Squadron is formed at Broadmeadows Camp, Victoria.See: Broadmeadows 1909
Monday, October 25, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Rhododendron Spur
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Major SW Barlow and Second Lieutenant Luxmoore EM reported today. 59 Other Ranks reported as reinforcements for A, B, and C Squadrons. 34 Other Ranks also reported from hospital.
Wednesday, October 25, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Amara
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - And moved off with the column at 0730 - through Bir el Abd where Chaytor, Brigadier General EWC, acting General Officer in Command Division, took the salute. The Regiment went to Ogaratina where horses were watered and fed. The column again moved off at 1100 and arrived at Bir Etmaler at 1600. The Regiment occupying the camp previously held which the Auckland Mounted Rifles had vacated. Scott, Lieutenant Colonel WH, rejoined unit and took command.
Thursday, October 25, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Um Urgan
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Stood to arms at 0430.
Moved off at 0700 and by 0800 had taken over day outpost line. Very little activity observed. B Squadron holding right sector with A Squadron on left sector and C Squadron in reserve.
At 0900, 6 snipers entered a large house 2,000 yards north east of Point 630 and sniped continuously for three hours on Post 630. Two high explosive shells fell on 510 at 1000. Turkish prisoners surrendered to post on 510. Heavy battery registered along Wadi Imleih and Wadi Hanafish. At 1200 small party of enemy entered Wadi Hanafish two miles dues east of Point 720. Notts Battery registering over Point 630. During the afternoon a Turkish machine gunner surrendered to post on El Buggar. One train crossed over the five arch bridge during afternoon.
All posts relieved by 4th Light Horse Brigade at 1700 when the squadrons withdrew independently to Um Urgan, watered there and arrived in bivouac at 2000.
Friday, October 25, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Kaukab
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Orders received that Australian Mounted Division would march to Homs.
Murray, 3647 Trooper MGD; and, Smyth, 902 Trooper JN, died of illness.
Friday, October 25, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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