Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 15 May
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Friday, May 15, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Saturday, May 15, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis Camp, Egypt.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No entry.
Carew Reynell Diary - At 2300, Saturday 15 May we marched out of Camp and proceeded to Helmieh Station and entrained at midnight.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - 1900 Entrained Helmieh Siding.
Monday, May 15, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead, Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Lieutenant R Wilkinson, Adjutant, attached for duty to General Staff, Anzac Mounted Division for one month's instruction.
Lieutenant HS Pender to act as Adjutant.
Tuesday, May 15, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Abasan el Kebir
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 100 all ranks were sent to ablution area near watering troughs at 1100 for bathing and to wash clothes.
At 1400 the Regiment less “C” Squadron attended a demonstration of Gas when the Divisional Gas Officer explained the different effects on us and then gave a practical test of all Gas Helmets the Regiment wearing their helmets being marched through gas allowed to escape from cylinders. This demonstration was held ½ mile south of Brigade Headquarters at Abasan el Kebir.
Wednesday, May 15, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Auja Bridgehead defences
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0030 Information received that an Indian Lancer post on the right had been driven in. Later information received that the enemy had withdrawn to foothills at dawn.
2000 Our artillery carried out practice barrage in front of our own wire. Turner, Captain Chaplain RC, proceeded on leave to Jerusalem.
Thursday, May 15, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Zagazig
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0700 Advance party personnel comprising El Abbasa Post proceeded to Tel el Kebir.
Shaw, Lieutenant OJ, marched out of A Details, Moascar for ten per cent United Kingdom leave.
1300 Aikman, Lieutenant GE; and, party returned from Alexandria.
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Citation: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 15 May