Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
Bir el Mazar
Sinai, 17 September 1916
15 September 1916
1 Other Rank and 3 sledges brought up to Mobile Section from Details. Mobile Section left Hod Amara at 2400 with 3rd Light Horse Brigade for Salmana.
16 September 1916
Reached Bir Salman at 0340. One casualty admitted to ambulance and died in half an hour. Wound was caused by a shot from a hostile aeroplane. Left Salmana at 1800 for Mazar.
17 September 1916
Reached Mazar at 0535. Left Mazar at 1030 having collected two serious and four slight casualties. Watered horses at 1430 with fantasse water. Collected on road to Salmana two cases of injury and three medical cases. Reached Salmana at 2015 and handed over to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance 11 patients.
Further Reading:3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Bir el Mazar, Sinai, 17 September 1916
Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: Bir el Mazar, Sinai, 17 September 1916, 3rd LHFA, AIF, War Diary Account