Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
9th LHR, AIF
War Diary, 29 November
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
Regimental March - Marching Through Georgia
Sunday, November 29, 1914
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Broadmeadows Camp, Victoria.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Organising, training and equipping of troops.See: Broadmeadows 1909
Monday, November 29, 1915
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Rhododendron Spur9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0400, 1100 Private CW Collins, A Squadron killed while observing in Kidd Sap. Bullet in head. These two casualties prove that the snipers were using the snow on the parados as a background. Snow ceased to fall today but the north wind was terrific and freezing.
Wednesday, November 29, 1916
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Bir el Malha
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Duty Regiment. Send patrol to Hill 316. Two patrols [1130 and 1900] to meet with 1st Light Horse Brigade at Bir el Zoabatia. Two, day observation posts undertaken by the Regiment. C Squadron takes over night outpost line at 1700 from 8th Light Horse Regiment.
Thursday, November 29, 1917
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Barfiliya.
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - 0500 Arrived at Innaba, thence to Berfilya arriving 0630. Orders received were to gain touch with 52nd Division and 54th Division. Freebairn, Lieutenant DT, with patrol was sent forward to gain touch and at 0900 returned reporting mission fulfilled.
At 1530 Regiment moved to 1/2 mile south of El Burj where horses were handed over - one man to every four horses and at 1700 the led horses with Ragless, Captain BB; and, two officers per Squadron left for Khirbit Deiran. Daly, Major TJ, returned in charge of Brigade led horses. A Echelon remained in hills with dismounted portion of the Regiment, also 23 pack animals, CO's and Adjutant's chargers.
At 1845 the Regiment dismounted 223 strong, moved up and took over the front line J27 and J14 central from 4th Royal Scots and 4th Royal Scottish Fusiliers. Regimental Command Post established at a point ½ mile west of El Burj.
Relief completed by 2200. Enemy fairly active during the night from south of Shilta. A Squadron were in Square J21. B Squadron J20 and C Squadron J20a. C Squadron unable to touch up with 54th Division of infantry on the left.
At 2400 one troop of Gloucester Yeomanry was attached to this regiment and put into the line 800 yards on the left of C Squadron. Owing to the hilly and rocky nature of the country, patrolling very difficult.
Friday, November 29, 1918
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Mejdelaya, Tripoli
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - One troop C Squadron proceeded to beach to swim. Ragless, Captain BB; and, Shelley, Captain JE, were appointed Regimental Representatives AIF educational scheme.
Saturday, November 29, 1919
9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Adelaide
9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Regiment disbanded.
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