Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 29 April
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Wednesday, April 29, 1914
See 4th Military District, South Australia for militia activities.
Thursday, April 29, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis Camp, Egypt.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Campsite changed from Mena to Heliopolis racecourse.
Carew Reynell Diary - On 29 April we moved from Mena to Heliopolis and camped at the race course.
Saturday, April 29, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Serapeum, Egypt.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - No entry.
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - El Khudri
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Daylight patrols sent to Goz Mabruk and Khirbit el Far, also south east along wadi. The latter patrols exchanged shots with Turkish mounted patrols in neighbourhood of El Lankheilat where about 100 mounted Turks appeared to be established.
At 1500 Khirbit el Far patrol encountered strong patrol of Turkish cavalry about two miles east of Khalasa - Gaza road and withdrew to where they remained in observation. 400 to 500 Turks reported to be digging in amongst ruins near first hills east of the ground.
1800, “B” Squadron took over outpost line, “A” Squadron returning to camp.
One troop “A” Squadron and one troop “C” Squadron holding redoubt.
Monday, April 29, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - 1½ miles north west of Jericho
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 2115 Regiment less wheeled transport proceeded at rear of Brigade Headquarters and passing over El Ghoraniyeh Bridge arriving at midnight.
Tuesday, April 29, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Zagazig
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - One mounted troop patrolled Isnika - Bahtet - Amrit locating Europeans etc.
Price, Second Lieutenant FG; Nankervis, Second Lieutenant LF; and, Tod, Second Lieutenant PA, promoted to lieutenants.
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