Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 23 September
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Wednesday, September 23, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Thursday, September 23, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Rhododendron Hill
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
Saturday, September 23, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Amara
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Routine work. Usual outposts, escorts, etc.
Captain Malcolm, NM, who was taken sick during Reconnaissance to Mazar and evacuated, seconded to Training Squadron vide AIF Egypt Order No. 5.
Sunday, September 23, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Um Urgan
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Stood to arms 0430. Church Parade at 0700. “C” Squadron and two troops “A” Squadron moved out at 0430 and took up day outpost line.
Linacre, Lieutenant FJ; and, his troop had a prolonged skirmish with the Turkish cavalry patrols holding Hill 630. The enemy patrols were forced to retire and Hill 630 was occupied by Linacre, Lieutenant FJ; and, his troop for half an hour when he withdrew and the enemy reoccupied it.
Suter, 490 Sergeant J, with patrol of six Other Ranks were patrolling in vicinity of Point 720 when they were charged by a troop of enemy cavalry 25 strong. Suter, 490 Sergeant J, at 50 yards range shot their leading man with a revolver. The enemy troop then withdrew and dismounted and opened fire.
Monday, September 23, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - El Affule
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0100 Regiment moved to El Affule aerodrome and bivouacked. Town guards, picquets and prisoner's escorts were supplied by Regiment. 0730 Moved into bivouac site in Sq O97 J23. Bleechmore, Major C, with 70 men from Regiment watered and escorted to Prisoner of War compound 4,000 prisoners.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - Dispositions remained unchanged. Two Squadrons of the 10th Light Horse Regiment were employed in escorting 4,000 prisoners taken by 4th Cavalry Division from Shutta to El Affule, where 9th Light Horse Regiment provided guards for them. The 10th Light Horse Regiment pushed a patrol out beyond Tumrah and Tel Abu el Taiyibeh, but found no signs of the enemy. The 8th Light Horse Regiment and four machine guns at Nazareth were disposed so as to cover the Tiberias and Acre roads, and found the necessary picquets and guards in the town to protect the captured material and maintain order. A patrol from this regiment to Kefr Kenna reported all clear, but refugees stated enemy were in strength at Tiberias.
Tuesday, September 23, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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Citation: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 23 September