Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 2 December
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Tuesday, December 29, 1914
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Broadmeadows, Victoria.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Organising, training and equipping of troops.See: Broadmeadows 1909
Wednesday, December 29, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Heliopolis, Egypt.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Application was made today to have the reinforcements of the South Australian Squadron of the 11th Light Horse Regiment sent to this camp to be attached to D Squadron for training.
Friday, December 29, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Hod Masaid, Sinai.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - The Regiment undertook routine work for the day.
Saturday, December 29, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Khurbetha Ibn Harith, Palestine.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0600 Remainder of Regiment moved forward to night outpost line. The line was advanced about 500 yards forward of night outpost line from Sq F25B to Sq Z30B and A. This line was consolidated and held as permanent line. Regimental Headquarters established in Sq Z30D.8.8. Enemy very quiet only a few desultory shots fired into 9th Light Horse Regiment section. Enemy observation posts in Sq F15d F15c and F8d Khirbit el Meidan. The country the Regiment advanced over was very rough and broken by wadis necessitating the using of pack horses in lieu of camels for transport of reserve ammunition etc.
3rd Light Horse Brigade War Diary - At 0615 10th Light Horse Regiment and 9th Light Horse Regiment moved forward to occupy main defensive line - Khurbetha Ibn Harith - Jurdeh, and were in position at 0930. Brigade Headquarters was established with 8th Light Horse Regiment in reserve in rear of Khurbetha Ibn Harith. The weather was now settled and fine. Throughout the night 29/30th December there was no enemy rifle or machine gun fire.
Sunday, December 29, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tripoli, Lebanon.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Voluntary church service as follows: - Church of England 0845 in American Church, Tripoli, other denominations at 1000 in Brigade area.
Monday, December 29, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: 9th LHR AIF War Diary, 29 December