9th (Wellington East Coast) Mounted Rifles

9th (Wellington East Coast) Mounted Rifles

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dates= 1911 - 1921
country= New Zealand
allegiance= New Zealand Crown
branch= New Zealand Army
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role= Mounted
size= Regiment
command_structure= New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade
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The 9th (Wellington East Coast) Mounted Rifles was formed on March 17, 1911. They were mobilised during the Great War as a squadron of the Wellington Mounted Rifle Regiment. They served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I and first saw action during the Battle of Gallipoli.As a part of the larger New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade (of the Anzac Mounted Division) they went on to serve in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign. [cite web|title=firstaif|url=http://www.firstaif.info/pages/nz_mounted.htm] [cite web|title=diggerhistory|url=http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-nz/nzef.htm]

Great War Battles

*Battle of Gallipoli
*Battle of Romani
*Battle of Magdhaba
*Battle of Rafa.
*First Battle of Gaza
*Second Battle of Gaza
*Third Battle of Gaza
*Battle of Beersheba
*Battle of Megiddo (1918)

Between the Wars

In 1921 they became the 7th New Zealand Mounted Rifles (Wellington East Coast) and later still became the Wellington East Coast Mounted Rifles, which was later was absorbed into the 2nd Armoured Regiment, on the 29 March 1944. [cite web|title=firstaif|url=http://www.firstaif.info/pages/nz_mounted.htm]

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