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2nd Squadron
Wellington Mounted
Rifles Regiment

Copied From the Australian War Museum scanned PDF File AWM 35/5/6
New Zealand Mounted Rifles.  War Dairy for W.M.R. OCTOBER 1915
 
Transcribed to text by Gordon Sylvester NZMRA - September 2011
Transcribers notes: entries of question marks (??) are undecipered
script.

 

Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment
New Zealand and Australian Division
                                                                                    Page 2
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             1/10/15

Weather Fine       Position unchanged


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

30/9/15

 

3

 

93

 

Nil

On Strength

3

 

 

 

 

Casualties

 

 

  1

 

 

Totals

 

6

 

92

 

Nil

Officers joined    Lieut J.B. Davis  bfd from Bde HQ
                                        V. Cranshaw  2nd     H. A. Hislop  ????? ???????               
Casualties    1 Sick

 

Page 2
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             2/10/15

Weather Fine       Position unchanged


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

1/10/15

 

6

 

 

92

 

Nil

Casualties

NIL

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

6

 

92

 

Nil

 

Page 2
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             3/10/15
Weather Fine       Position unchanged


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

2/10/15

 

6

 

92

 

Nil

Casualties

NIL

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

6

 

92

 

Nil

 

Page 2
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             4/10/15

Weather Fine       Position unchanged     4 Officers and 207 other ranks Reinforcements arrived
from Egypt


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

3/10/15

 

6

 

92

 

Nil

Casualties

0

 

  2

 

 

 

 

 

 

  9

 

 

Reinforcements

 

4

 

207

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

406

 

Nil

 

 

Page 2
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             5/10/15
Weather Fine       Position unchanged


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

 

 

11

 

406

 

Nil

Casualties

1

 

10

 

 

Totals

 

10

 

396

 

Nil

Casualties  10 men Sick
2nd Lieut  J A K Strang   ?required ??????  OMR?

Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment
N Z & A Division
Page 3
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             6/10/15

Weather Fine       Position unchanged


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

 

 

10

 

396

 

Nil

Casualties

 

 

    2

 

 

Totals

 

10

 

394

 

Nil

Casualties   2 men Sick

 

Page 3
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             7/10/15

Weather Fine       Position unchanged      Reinforcements were ????????? and post.
The Regiment was reorganised and the Reinforcements posted to their respective squadrons. 
Men belonging to Wellington Military Districts were transferred from other Rgmts.  Likewise
men belonging to other districts were transferred to their respective Regiments


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

 

 

10

 

394

 

Nil

Rejoined

  2

 

  24

 

 

Casualties

  1

 

    6

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

379

 

Nil

Casualties  Capt R N Garviner? To OMR   2 O/Rs Sick
Joined  Capt W C Morrison,  2nd Lieut North

 

Page 3
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             8/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

 

 

11

 

379

 

Nil

On Strength

  1

 

    5

 

 

Casualties

  1

 

    1

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

383

 

Nil

Casualties  Capt.  W C Morrison  to  Bde HQ’s     1 O/R  Sick
On Strength  2nd Lieut de Castro

Page 3
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             9/10/15
             Position unchanged   Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

 

 

11

 

383

 

Nil

Casualties

 

 

    1

 

 

On Strength

 

 

    4

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

380

 

Nil

Casualties  4 men Sick

 

Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment
N Z & A Division
Page 4
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             10/10/15

Position unchanged  Heavy rain with gales during the night of 9/10th  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

9/10/15

 

11

 

380

 

Nil

On Strength

 

 

   2

 

 

Casualties

 

 

   1

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

381

 

Nil

Casualty       1  Sick

 

Page 4
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             11/10/15
Position unchanged     Weather Fine       


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

10/10/15

 

11

 

381

 

Nil

On Strength

 

 

   4

 

 

Casualties

0

 

   7

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

378

 

Nil

Casualties  5  Sick.  1 2 men who came with reinforcements without leave struck off pending
hand over to  APM

 

Page 4
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             12/10/15

Position unchanged     Weather  Windy


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

11/19/15

 

110

 

378

 

Nil

No change

 

Page  4
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             13/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  
Casualties  Nil  Strength  11 O.   378  O/R

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page  4

SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             14/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

13/10/15

 

11

 

378

 

Nil

Casualties

 

 

    2

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

376

 

Nil

Casualties   2 Sick

 

Page 4
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             15/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

14/10/15

 

11

 

376

 

Nil

Rejoined

 

 

     1

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

377

 

Nil

 

Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment
New Zealand and Australian Division
Page 5
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             16/10/15

Position unchanged    Weather Windy   


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

15/10/15

 

11

 

377

 

Nil

Rejoined

 

 

    2

 

 

Casualties

 

 

    1

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

378

 

Nil

Casualty    1 Sick

 

Page  5
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             17/10/15
Position unchanged      Weather Windy  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

16/10/15

 

11

 

378

 

Nil

Casualties

 

 

    1

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

377

 

Nil

Casualty    1 Sick

 

Page 5
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             18/10/15

Position unchanged     Weather Fine       


Strength

 

11  Officers

 

377   O R

 

  1. Horses

 

Page 5
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             19/10/15
Position unchanged   Weather Fine       


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

18.10.15

 

11

 

377

 

Nil

Rejoined

 

 

    2

 

 

On strenght

 

 

    3

 

 

Totals

 

11

 

378

 

Nil

Casualties   3 Sick

 

Page 5
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             20/10/15
Position unchanged    Weather Fine       


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

19.10.15

 

11

 

378

 

Nil

Rejoined

 

 

    1

 

 

Casualties

1

 

     3

 

 

Totals

 

10

 

376

 

Nil

Lieut V. Crawshaw   Sick
O/Ranks   3 Sick

 

Page  5
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             21/10/15
Position unchanged    Weather Fine       


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

20/10/15

 

10

 

376

 

Nil

Rejoined

 

 

      2

 

 

Casualties

 

 

      2

 

 

Totals

 

10

 

376

 

Nil

Casualties  2 Sick

 

Page 5
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             22/10/15
Position unchanged       Weather Windy


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

21/10/15

 

10

 

376

 

Nil

Rejoined

 

 

     8

 

 

Casualties

 

 

     5

 

 

Totals

 

10

 

379

 

Nil

Casualties   1 Sick    4 Attached Signals Troop

Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment
N Z & A Division
Page  6
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             23/10/15

             Position unchanged   Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

22/10/15

 

10

 

379

 

Nil

Casualties

 

 

     1

 

 

Totals

 

10

 

378

 

Nil

Casualties  1 Sick

 

Page 6
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             24/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

23/10/15

 

10

 

378

 

Nil

 

Page 6
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             25/10/15
Weather Fine       Position unchanged


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

24/10/15

 

10

 

378

 

Nil

 

Page  6
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             26/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

25/10/15

 

10

 

378

 

Nil

Joined

 

 

   1

 

 

Totals

 

10

 

379

 

Nil

 

Page  6
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             27/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

26/10/15

 

10

 

379

 

Nil

Joined

 

 

    2

 

 

Casualties

 

 

    2

 

 

Totals

 

10

 

379

 

Nil

Casualties   2 Sick

 

 

Page 6
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             28/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

27/10/15

 

10

 

378

 

Nil

Joined

 

   1

 

  26

 

 

Casualties

 

   2

 

    3

 

 

Totals

 

   9

 

396

 

 

Joined  Capt.  J. K. Bennett     5 Skinners?  Horse  Indian  ???????
Casualties  Capt. J. K. Bennett   2nd Lieut  C. Tingey
               3 Others    Sick

 

Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment
N Z & A Division
Page 7
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             29/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

28/10/15

 

9

 

396

 

Nil

Casualty

 

 

 

    1

 

 

 

 

9

 

395

 

 

Casualty    1  Sick

 

Page  7
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             30/10/15
             Position unchanged     Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

29/10/15

 

9

 

395

 

Nil

Casualty

 

 

   24

 

 

Totals

 

9

 

371

 

Nil

Casualties    1 Sick   1 tfd  AMR   22 To Egypt  Base Details

 

Page  7
SARPI CAMP MUDROS                                             31/10/15
             Position unchanged    Weather Fine  


Strength

 

Officers

 

Other Ranks

 

Horses

30/10/15

 

9

 

371

 

Nil

Joined

 

 

    1

 

 

Casualties

 

 

    2

 

 

Totals

 

9

 

369

 

Nil

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