Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHMGS
Bir el Abd
Sinai, 9 August 1916
2nd LHMGS, AIF, War Diary Account
2nd Light Horse Brigade (less 5th Light Horse Regiment) and Wellington Mounted Rifles, with 1st Light Horse Brigade from Royston's Column arrived north of Bir el Abd about 0430. Machine Gun Section held in reserve until 0900 when Lieutenant Zouch with 7th Machine Gun Section is sent to reinforce the Wellington Mounted Rifles. At 1500, Lieutenant Cunningham is despatched, with 6th Machine Gun Section, to report to 1st Light Horse Brigade who are being surrounded. At 1600 the Brigade retired to Khirba.
Casualties:- Killed 2, Wounded 2
Roll of Honour
Citation: Bir el Abd, Sinai, 9 August 1916, 2nd LHMGS, AIF, War Diary Account