"At a mile distant their thousand hooves were stuttering thunder, coming at a rate that frightened a man - they were an awe inspiring sight, galloping through the red haze - knee to knee and horse to horse - the dying sun glinting on bayonet points..." Trooper Ion Idriess
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"Sergt. Crowe, 8th Regt., Cant. M.R., died on August 9th of wounds received in the Romani fight in Egypt. One of his sisters, Mrs. Ruthven, has for some considerable time given her services at the Walton Hospital, having charge of the entertainment of the men there. All those towards whose comfort and welfare Mrs. Ruthven has contributed extend their sympathies and condolences in her loss." (Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F., September 15, 1916 p. 32)
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