Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 1 June
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Monday, June 1, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Monday, May 31, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Walkers Ridge
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 2100 In accordance with instructions from Brigade Headquarters, fire was placed on the Turkish trenches north of Quinn's Post with a view to assist in a forward movement from Quinn's Post. Fire was sustained for half an hour.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Preparing shelters for Brigade Headquarters, Walker's Hill.
Conference with COs and 2ICs regarding sorties to Turk trenches.
8th Light Horse Regiment two men wounded; 9th Light Horse Regiment 1 man wounded, 2 killed and one missing.
Carew Reynell Diary - All quiet. Can see Turks digging in on our late No. 3 Post.
Thursday, June 1, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine Patrol and Training work carried out.
The City of London Yeomanry take over Posts "7" and "58" with the corresponding Patrol Posts No.'s 1 and 3. "B" Squadron returning to Roadhead Camp.
Order received from General Headquarters prohibiting all natives to cross through the front line - any seen wandering about near to the posts to be at once fired upon. All Bedouin Markets to be forthwith closed.
Lieutenant H Williams, "B" Squadron, admitted to No. 1 Australian General Hospital, Ismailia.
Friday, June 1, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Um Urgan
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment undertook routine work for the day.
Divisional Gas Officer trained three Troops, one per Squadron.
Hotchkiss Rifle and Signalling Parades carried out.
Saturday, June 1, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Auja bridgehead defences
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - One hundred and thirty all ranks engaged on Anti - Malaria work. Daly, Major TJ, in command of Brigade Party. Work consisted in narrowing the Wadi Mellama, the confining of the waters thus increasing the current and preventing mosquito breeding.
Sunday, June 1, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Kebir
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 1000, voluntary church parade conducted by Turner, Captain Chaplain RC.
1100 Hahn, Lieutenant HJ; and, nine Other Ranks proceeded to Cairo on leave.
1500, Tod, Lieutenant PA; and, patrol returned to camp and reported all normal.
1900, voluntary church parade conducted by Turner, Captain Chaplain RC.
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Citation: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 1 June