Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHMGS
Bir el Abd
Sinai, 9 August 1916
1st LHMGS, AIF, War Diary Account
Arrived Bir el Abd and soon got engaged at enemy. Machine Guns in position and got into good targets. Remained for few hours and then took gun right up and opened fire on Turkish infantry stopping their advance. On position becoming untenable, withdrew. Artillery in action. Machine Gun Sections attached to Regiments and covered withdrawal of troops. After which Brigade retired and withdrew to Oghratina, bivouacking there until 10th.
Roll of Honour
Citation: Bir el Abd, Sinai, 9 August 1916, 1st LHR, AIF, War Diary Account