Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHMGS
Bir el Abd
Sinai, 9 August 1916
3rd LHMGS, AIF, War Diary Account
Left Dhahab at 0300. One Section attached to each Regiment - 8th, 9th, and 10th. In touch with enemy at 0600. All sections opened fire at varying ranges from 800 yards to 1600 yards. The enemy here resisted strongly and were supported by heavy artillery fire. Our Machine Guns were effectively used.Lieutenant RJ Buckland, Died of Wounds
Sergeant RR Pond, Killed in Action
Lieutenant ANM Brown, Wounded.
Returned to Dhahab, fed and watered. Bivouacked. One section on outpost with 9th Light Horse Regiment.932 Trooper AA Bell, Killed in Action
46 Trooper AJ Cooke, Killed in Action.
Roll of Honour
3rd Australian Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron, AIF
3rd Australian Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron, Roll of Honour
Battle of Romani, Sinai, August 4 to 5, 1916
Bir el Abd, Sinai, 9 August 1916
Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: Bir el Abd, Sinai, 9 August 1916, 3rd LHMGS, AIF, War Diary Account