Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 22 June
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Monday, June 22, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Tuesday, June 22, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Walkers Ridge
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Killed in action:
575 Private Henry Blanch, 20548 Private William James Gribble, 24302 Private Thomas Makin, 24357 Private Leslie Samuel Wilson, 29
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - 8th Light Horse Regiment, one wounded.
Shelling of trenches very heavy.
Heavy bombardment Hellas for two days.
Kenneth Alan McKenzie Diary - Saw Rowell [Lieutenant Sydney Fairbairn Rowell, 3rd Light Horse Regiment.]
Carew Reynell Diary - No entry.
Thursday, June 22, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine training and patrol work.
Friday, June 22, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - El Shellal
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Hannaford, 269 Staff Sergeant Major E; and, Harris, Sergeant Cook S, taken on strength from Training Squadron.
A consignment of gifts received from the Comforts Fund and distributed to the men.
The Regiment paraded at 1330 mounted and moved across the wadi fro training. Practiced dismounting for action and occupying fire positions, first by troops and then by Squadrons.
Horses in at 1800, watered and returned to camp.
Saturday, June 22, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Solomon's Pools
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Resting. The cool climate of Bethlehem much appreciated after the Jordan Valley. This change is particularly noticeable at night, necessitating the rugging of horses.
Scott, Lieutenant Colonel WH, CMG DSO assumed command of 3rd Light Horse Brigade during the absence on leave of Wilson, Brigadier General LC, CMG; and, Todd, Lieutenant Colonel TJ, DSO. Daly, Major TJ, DSO assumed command of the Regiment.
Sunday, June 22, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Kebir
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Nine Other Ranks returned from leave Cairo, Lloyd, 1903 Trooper H, was admitted to hospital ex leave.
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