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Anything related to the 9th Light Horse Regiment in honour of my great uncle Guthrie Hugh Lipson Baillie and all the other brave men who served in the 9th LHR, 3rd Brigade, Australian Imperial Force, Egypt Expeditionary Force in WW1.
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Soldiers return home after essay We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us.

The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire during the first half of the 20th century.

The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire during the first half of the century.

Australia was unique in WWI & WWII in that there was no segregation of units. Once a soldier was fit to fight his colour did not matter. This post card shows 2 troopers from the prestigous 9th Light Horse Regiment in France.

Australia was unique in WWI & WWII in that there was no segregation of units. Once a soldier was fit to fight his colour did not matter. This post card shows 2 troopers from the prestigous Light Horse Regiment in France.

First World War: Wounded Soldiers in Palestine Being Carried on Cacolets on the Backs of Camels, c.1917 by Sir George Pirie (1863-1946)

First World War: Wounded Soldiers in Palestine Being Carried on Cacolets on the Backs of Camels, by Sir George Pirie

The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm…

The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was adopted by the British Army in

Side view of men of the 5th Australian Light Horse Brigade, on alert, in a section of the bridgehead. This bridgehead, established on the eastern side of the Jordan after the first Amman raid, was retained throughout the summer of 1918. The Turks suffered severely in an attempt to capture it by night from the 1st Light Horse Brigade in April 1918.Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, Ghoraniyeh, April 1918...

Side view of men of the Australian Light Horse Brigade, on alert, in a section of the bridgehead. This bridgehead, established on the eastern side of the Jordan after the first Amman raid, was .

Jerusalem, from below the Mount of Olives	A landscape with a walled city with mosques in the background. A light horsemen sits under a tree in the left foreground and his horse waits beside him. There are low trees in the middle distance. The British entered Jerusalem on 9 December 1917. As they surrounded the city the last conflict with the retreating Turks was on the Mount of Olives walls. Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jerusalem, 1918. by George Lambert

A landscape with a walled city with mosques in the background. A light horsemen sits under a tree in the left foreground and his horse waits beside him. There are low trees in the middle distance.

Mouth of the Wady el Arish, The Wady el Arish rises in the southern Sinai mountains and runs into the Mediterranean at the town of El Arish. It contains water briefly during the heavy rain season in the highlands, when it usually floods. Like many other Wady beds it is used as a main route during the dry periods. Lambert's work is an accurate study of palm trees, conveying the flickering heat of the sky, details of the encampment, and the activities of the soldiers. Egypt: Sinai, 23 Mar 1918

Mouth of the Wady el Arish, 1918 (w/c & gouache with pencil on paper) George Lambert

Ghoraniyeh bridgehead, Jordan Close to Jericho, this area had been the scene of heavy fighting only a month before George Lambert arrived in May 1918. The possession of the lower valley was essential to any future offensive. Chauvel's head quarters were only a few miles to the west. The early summer heat made the risk of malaria from nearby swamps very high. Despite the languid tail swishing horses, it was still a scene of intense activity when he painted this in May: "At Auja and Ghoraniyeh

Close to Jericho, Ghoraniyeh had been the scene of heavy fighting only a month before George Lambert arrived in May The possession of the lower valley was essential to any future offensive.

Battle of Maghdaba Sinai 23 Dec 1916 War Diary Australian Light Horse Studies Centre

Battle of Maghdaba Sinai 23 Dec 1916 War Diary Australian Light Horse Studies Centre

16th reinforcements 9th Light Horse Regiment (photo courtesy Grant Schuyler)

Soldiers of the reinforcements Light Horse Brigade, Adelaide, SLSA: PRG

The 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade moving back to Ghoraniyeh, in the Jordan Valley, after the first of the operations at Amman. Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, Ghoraniyeh, 3 April 1918

The Australian Light Horse Brigade moving back to Ghoraniyeh, in the Jordan Valley, after the first of the operations at Amman.

A panoramic townscape with dark green vegetation in the foreground. Cypress trees and mosques are prominent on the skyline. The top of the city wall appears on the bottom right. The Dung Gate was a..main passage through the southern wall of Jerusalem in the Jewish quarters of the Old City. It was in existence at the time of Hezekieh in the 5th century BC although it has been rebuilt several times.Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jerusalem, late March 1919. by George Lambert

A panoramic townscape with dark green vegetation in the foreground. Cypress trees and mosques are prominent on the skyline. The top of the city wall appears on the bottom right. The Dung Gate was a.

Olive trees on the Mount of Olives. The Church of the Ascension is in the background. A camel sits and waits.Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jerusalem, 22 January 1918 by Frank Hurley

Olive trees on the Mount of Olives. The Church of the Ascension is in the background. A camel sits and waits.Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jerusalem, 22 January 1918 by Frank Hurley

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