Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 6 August
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Thursday, August 6, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Friday, August 6, 19159th Light Horse Regiment Location - Walkers Ridge
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
Carew Reynell Diary - No Entry.
Sunday, August 6, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Nagid
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary -0400 Regiment left for Bir el Enna but being unable to find the hod, returned to Hod Nagid where it rested.
1500 Regiment moved off as rearguard to the Brigade and proceeded to Hod Abu Darem where the Brigade camped for the night.
The enemy had fallen back after the encounter at Hamisan and no contact was gained during the day.
Monday, August 6, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tel el Marakeb
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment undertook routine work for the day.
Musketry as per syllabus.
Twelve Reinforcements marched in from Training Regiment Moascar and allotted.
Tuesday, August 6, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Madhbeh
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0430, standing patrol returned to camp and reported that during the night an enemy patrol had been encountered and one post under Logan, 434 Sergeant WA, had had to withdraw.
This was reported to Officer in Command, Patrol, McDonald, Lieutenant JM, at 0100 and he immediately ordered patrol to reoccupy the position. McDonald, Lieutenant JM, personally led the patrol out and during advance McIntosh, 1589 Lance Corporal WP, was wounded by a bomb. The enemy patrol retired and we reoccupied position and situation remained quiet for remainder of night.
McIntosh, 1589 Lance Corporal WP, was removed to 8th Light Horse Regiment Headquarters at the Bluff at dawn where his wounds found to be only slight.
Wastell, Lieutenant NF; and, two Other Ranks returned from Imperial School of Instruction, Zeitoun.
Wednesday, August 6, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - SS Oxfordshire
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine.
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9th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour
Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 6 August