Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 22 May
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Friday, May 22, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Saturday, May 22, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Anzac Cove
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment commenced to relieve the Auckland Mounted Rifles on Walkers Ridge.
Relief completed by 1400, Saps 3, 4, and 5. In Section IV under Brigadier General Russell, New Zealand and Australian Division.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - 9th Light Horse Regiment to trenches Walker's Ridge. Visited trenches.
Carew Reynell Diary - No entry.
Monday, May 22, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Lieutenants Nelson and Robertson returned to duty from School of Instruction, Zeitoun.
Tuesday, May 22, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Marakeb
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Brigade Operation Order No. 29 received. Intention of the operation being to destroy the Turkish railway between Asluj and Auja. The role of the Imperial Mounted Division being to attract the attention of the enemy at Bir el Saba from the raid on the railway line.
Ayliffe, Lieutenant SH, in charge of 26 Other Ranks from the 8th, 9th and 10th Light Horse Regiments reported to Brigade I/C Field Troop for duty with demolition party.
The Regiment [strength 18 Officers 325 Other Ranks 358 horses] moved out at 1630 and proceeded with the 10th Light Horse Regiment to Abasan el Kebir where horses were watered and the rest of the Brigade joined.
The Brigade moved off at 1900 to Goz Mabruk where the wadi was crossed.
Wednesday, May 22, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Auja Bridgehead defences
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Stood to arms at 0330.
The strenuous work of the past few weeks and the unhealthy surroundings of the Jordan Valley now commenced to affect the health of the Regiment.
Beale, Captain JCM, Regimental Medical Officer, with his medical staff were having a strenuous time.
“B” Squadron were being treated daily for a week with anti-malarial treatment.
Thursday, May 22, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Kebir
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine. Gibney, Lieutenant BK, proceeded to El Rimal to relieve Aikman, Lieutenant GE. Hannaford, Lieutenant E, proceeded to Abu Sueir to relieve Kildea, Lieutenant FJ.
Regimental cricket team under McDonald, Captain JM, beat AIF Headquarters. Scores AIF headquarters, all out for 89, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 7 wickets for 203 runs, highest score made by Mosey, 1680 Trooper PG, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 85 runs not out.
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