Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
Bir el Mazar
Sinai, 17 September 1916
16 September 1916
0330 - Arrived at Bir el Abd with 1st Light Horse Brigade. Camels with Captain Parry arrived at 0645. Major Robertson reported 0700. Drivers Gillies and Caulfield reported from New Zealand Mounted Rifles Field Ambulance and Private McLean from Camel Convoy (to which he had been acting as Guide.) Bivouacked all day. Received message from Assistant Director of Medical Services, ANZAC Mounted Division to proceed with 1st Light Horse Brigade to Salmana and await orders.
17 September 1916
0130 - Left Bir el Abd with the 1st Light Horse Brigade.
0330 - Arrived Salmana. Bivouacked in Hod all day.
1645 - Under orders from Division Headquarters, removed to site 600 yards south east of hod.
1930 - 3 casualties arrived from 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance.
2000 - 10 casualties arrived from 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance.
2045 - 6 casualties from 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance arrived without dressings.
2300 - All casualties dressed and fed, loaded into sandcarts and sledges. Left Salmana independently.
18 September 1916
0030 - arrived Bir el Abd and drew rations and water.
0130 - Left Bir el Abd.
0530 - Arrived Kilo 60 and handed over all cases to Casualty Clearing Station (2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance) in fairly good condition.
Bivouacked all day under orders from Assistant Director of Medical Services. Drew rations at 1600.
1740 - Left Kilo 60.
2230 - Arrived Romani. Horses and Camels in fairly good shape.