Topic: AIF - 1B - 2 LHR
Battle of Romani
Sinai, 4 - 5 August 1916
2nd LHR, AIF, War Diary Account Appendix
War Diary account of the 2nd LHR, AIF.
Tuesday, August 1, 1916 –
Regiment turned out at 0115.
Wednesday, August 2, 1916 –
0215. Regiment marched to Katia in touch with enemy all day. Returned 2200.
Thursday, August 3, 1916 –
1730. On outpost duty. Engaged enemy all night.
Friday, August 4, 1916 –
Engaged in Battle of Etmaler all day. List of casualties attached. Outposts all night.
Saturday, August 5, 1916 –
Engaged enemy all day. Returned to camp 2330.
Sunday, August 6, 1916 –
Resting horses and refitting and burying dead.
For the complete account of the 2nd Light Horse Regiment's participation in the Battle of Romani written on 6 August 1916, see:
Douglas Dunmore CAMPBELL
Thomas Andrew CUNNINGHAM
Percy Walter FINNIS
Lest we forget