WWI diary of Major T. A. Kidd (10th Light Horse) 4 August 1916 to 28 August 1916

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[Page] 5/ 29 8/15 HILL 60 KAIAJIK AGHALA Enemy consolidate about 20 yards in trench to the right and briskly bomb our flank. The following casualties occur during operations. Killed Officers Capt Fry P. Lieuts McBean CH - Leake (392) Tpr Dickerson J 517 Hall CAJ 618 Gillam SD 655 Gillam HE 211 Sgt Holland TE 195 Dvr Clayton JH (788) Colk GE 535 McLean D 233 L Cpl Armstrong PW 714 Tpr Burn AS 383 Christie H 673 Coonan WM 22 Fraser GL 574 Hallett H 416 Hallett J 453 McColl WJ 889 Rose GT 635 Rusk WJ 639 Thornett JJ 110 Ferris[?] Firns[?] HD 89 McMahon F see above Wounded Officers Lts Burgess H, Sanderson WC H Throssell (365) Tpr Bennett R (176) Ferrier SH (956) Lord EJ 976 Walton EJ 708 Bolger F 445 Moran PL 429 Keenan PF (201) Ladyman J (187) Greenaway TG 178 Ainsworth FG 296 Hart JC 742 Price LC 188 Barrett H 5020 Sgt McMillan JL 208 Lloyd G 531 Cpl Gee E (739) Patten H (981) Stanley TS 969 Renton T 83 Richards LJ 857 Andrews GS 268 Foss DR 722 Doran D 737 O'Donnell P By 1000 we join up with NZ MR & 9th Regt. All officers except Lt TA Kidd and about one half strength of other ranks withdrawn from trenches to rest during day Lt Kidd TA remains in command of position captured - Vigorous bomb duel conducted throughout day on right flank. Work improving trenches pushed forward however by tired men. Congratulatory message from Maj. General Godley received during day