Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 26 September
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Saturday, September 26, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Sunday, September 26, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Rhododendron Hill
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No Entry.
Tuesday, September 26, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Amara
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Lieutenant Linacre, FJ, evacuated sick.
Routine work. About 1 hours rifle exercise and marching done in morning. Lewis Gun teams on firing practice.
Wednesday, September 26, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Um Urgan
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Phelan, Lieutenant E, returned from Alexandria leave.
Cleaning camp area in morning.
Smith, Lieutenant PT; and, 30 Other Ranks road making.
May, 933 Trooper HG, died of illness.
Thursday, September 26, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tiberias
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0500 Arrived at Tiberias after a hard nights marching of ten hours. The enemy had evacuated Tiberias and were reported to be retiring to Jordan south of Lake Huleh.
Horses were fed but not off-saddled.
1000 Moved to El Mejdel on western shore of Sea of Galilee arriving at 1200. Horses were off-saddled and men and horses enjoyed a swim in the Sea of Galilee.
1315, “A” Squadron with 24 Other Ranks of “B” Squadron attached moved forward with orders to occupy Safed. This was accomplished at about 1700.
In 24 hours this squadron had marched about 45 to 50 miles mostly on metalled roads. Many miles of this through hilly country of Galilee. Horses and men stood the severe test admirably. The Jewish population of El Mejdel were overjoyed at our occupation and were surprised to learn that Haifa and Nazareth had been occupied by our troops.
Slight shower of rain during the night.
Burns, Lieutenant AG; and, Gibney, Lieutenant BE, evacuated to Field Ambulance.
Burns, Lieutenant AG, returned to Regiment about 2000.
Friday, September 26, 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, 26 September