Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHR
Bir el Mazar
Sinai, 17 September 1916
1st LHR, AIF, War Diary Account
War Diary account of the 1st LHR, AIF.
15 September 1916
Regiment 12 Officers and 305 Other Ranks strong.
Left Camp at 1830 and proceeded to a starting point 400 yards east of Infantry Post No. 5. Brigade left starting point at 1900 and moved to Bir el Abd.
16 September 1916
Arrived Bir el Abd at 0500 and biviouacked for the day.
17 September 1916
Left Bir el Abd at 0115 and moved to Bir Salamana. Regiment found 1 Squadron on right flank guard and 1 Squadron left flank and watered the horses. Left Salmani at 0500 and guard proceeded to a point 9 miles east of Salmana on Camel track arriving at 0800 and bivouacked. Withdrew at 1300, watered at Salmana and arrived at Bir el Abd arriving at 2000.
Roll of Honour
Lest We Forget
Citation: Bir el Mazar, Sinai, 17 September 1916, 1st LHR, AIF, War Diary Account