Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 7 July
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Tuesday, July 7, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Wednesday, July 7, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Reserve Gully
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Visited No 2 Post with Brigadier [Colonel Smyth].
General Godley Road to be widened to permit guns to be taken to this flank.
Visited Colonel Hughes on "Gascon" Hospital Ship - conferred on several Brigade matters.
Wrote to Australia and New Zealand division asking for cable to be sent for Lieutenant Thorne as soon as possible. He has replaced 8th Light Horse Regiment Crowl killed.
Back to $$ at 0300 inspected trenches.
Casualties: Shrapnel in trenches.
Canterbury Mounted Rifles, two wounded.
Auckland Mounted Rifles, two wounded.
Strength in trenches:
Canterbury Mounted Rifles, 403;
Auckland Mounted Rifles, 470; and
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Friday, July 7, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine work.
Training consisting of Rifle exercises and musketry and mounted work.
Patrols and outposts carried on as in previous week
Saturday, July 7, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Abasan el Kebir
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment undertook routine work for the day.
Scott, Lieutenant Colonel WH, DSO, having returned from hospital resumes command of the Regiment, Daly, Major TJ, resuming duties as second in command and Parsons, Major HM, returning to “A” Squadron.
Sunday, July 7, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Solomon's Pools
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0900 Scott, Lieutenant Colonel WH, left on tour of inspection of Imperial Schools of Instruction, Egypt.
1500 Two Officers and 36 Other Ranks proceeded to special service in German Church, Bethlehem.
Parsons, Major HM, assumed command of the Regiment. Move order issued.
Monday, July 7, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Moascar
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - AIF Form Personal Form B completed - one per man.
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