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

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[Page 143] SATURDAY 5/8/1916 DIARY Reveille 0230. Move off from DUEIDAR march east along Telegraph Line (Jerusalem 6M) to BIR en NUSS (Katia map 4B) breakfast [...] proceed last 4 M BIR-NAGID Palm grove Heavy firing. Move off @ 1300 & proceed east to assault enemy lines under fire NEABIR el HAMISAH - Rush position 1 1/2 miles from Nagid 1/2 M from Bir el HAM. Heavy machine gun fire @ close range compel us to lie low We push forward with rush & fire on ridges. McLaren B Sqdn wounded alongside me with assistance carry him to cover Cpl Frost C Sqdn killed Tpr Tate wounded Lt Palmer 9th LH wounded