Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 20 February
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Friday, February 20, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Saturday, February 20, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - HMAT A10 "Karroo", at sea.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
Carew Reynell Diary - Still hot, sultry and breathless. Horses standing it wonderfully. We change their positions constantly day and night so none of them have to bear the close parts of the hold for a long spell at a time. Although this interferes with their rest at night I am satisfied that the benefit more than counteracts this disadvantage.
No. 16318 is worse tonight - heart action weaker and breathing worse and temperature still 105. She looks well and feeds well, however, and gets stacks of fresh air.
Sunday, February 20, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis, Egypt.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No entry.
Tuesday, February 20, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Masaid, Sinai.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Chauvel, Major General Sir HG, inspected the Brigade dismounted - to say good bye - as the Brigade is leaving his Division. Shaw, Lieutenant OJ; and, 12 Other Ranks marched in from Moascar.
Wednesday, February 20, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Deir el Belah, Palestine.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Training recommenced. Hannaford, Second Lieutenant E, proceeded to Junior Officers' School, Kelab. Parsons, Major HM, returned from leave.
Thursday, February 20, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tripoli, Lebanon.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 1000 Warning order received that 9th Light Horse Regiment would hand over horses and stored and embark with 4th Light Horse Regiment and 8th Light Horse Regiments on 21st February 1919.
At 1200 another order was received that Regiment would not embark until 22nd February 1919.
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Citation: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 20 February