Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 24 July
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Friday, July 24, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Saturday, July 24, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Walkers Ridge
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - All precautions were taken in expectation of a big attack by enemy as secret information was received that he had got large reinforcements; and "Constitution" day and the termination of the first week of "Ramadan" were due.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Endeavoured to knock out machine gun on Nek with Mountain Gun, quarter charge but unsuccessful.
Colonel FG Hughes temporarily appointed Brigadier General while so employed as Brigadier 3rd Light Horse Brigade from 9 July 1915.
Lieutenant Dale, 8th Light Horse Regiment, to be Adjutant in place of Captain Crowl killed 28 June 1915. Squadron Sergeant Major Marsh, 8th Light Horse Regiment, to be Second Lieutenant in place of Lieutenant Dale.
Enemy continues to improve positions. Shelled 5 inch Howitzer on Anzac heavily. The Turks shell fire is very accurate and guns splendidly served, masked and moved when registered.
Chelma TPT does excellent work daily on shelling enemy's posts in this, the 4th or Left Section of defence.
Completed barbed wire entanglements in front of our trenches. Blew in one of E Sector saps yesterday.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Monday, July 24, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Roadhead Serapeum.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine Patrol and Outpost Work.
Training in musketry and mounted work.
Tuesday, July 24, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Marakeb
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment undertook routine work for the day. All horses taking to swimming.
Eighth leave party of twelve Other Ranks left for Cairo.
Wednesday, July 24, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Madhbeh
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - O'Neil, 686 Trooper T, marched out to Alexandria to undergo sentence.
Thursday, July 24, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - SS Oxfordshire
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No leave.
Boat sailed 1700.
Educational classes have been arranged so far with not very good results. Instruction on Internal Combustion engines being far the best attended.
Boat parades have been held from time to time and the men get to their places in very good time.
Previous: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 23 July
Citation: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 24 July