WWI diary of Major T. A. Kidd (10th Light Horse) 4 August 1916 to 28 August 1916
[Page 141] DIARY Bring up INVERNESS BATTERY & shell Turks - 4 Enemy Quench guns (High explosive) from KATIA Compel with draw our battery Enemy shell us vigorously with above guns & shrapnel - Machine guns range on our horses kill or maim 7 - Franks baptism of fire. Machine gun, high explosive & shrapnel We outflank & Turks surrender 1600 Our captives 3 Machine guns - 2 German instructors officers [word crossed out] 1 Austrian instructor several Turkish officers 250 to 10th LH (450 to Bgde) 15 Camels, full equipment & 1 ARAB pony. 6 Camels 1 MG (enemy) 2 haltered[?] by Turkish gun fire.