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

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[Page 129] 13 Thurs 10 8.1 6 Return to outpost & reply to enemy fire throughout whole day - We lose 8 horses (shot.) Our position poorly protected by conformation of dunes & we fight in broken ground with few well defined features - Enemys machine guns withdraw during day but their line is reinforced & the guns return - Relieved by 9th L H @ 2000 (8pm) & we return & bivouac @ HASSANEIN by 10pm (2200) Reveille 3 am on Friday 11th Aug 16 Brigadier has orders of transfer to France Germ. armed Taube forces one