The camel transport carrying rations for personnel of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade at Rafa. The Anzac Mounted Division and the Imperial Camel Corps attacked and captured Rafa, occupied by a Turkish rearguard force, on 9 January 1917. Along with the defeat of another rearguard force at Magdhaba in December 1916, this raid opened the way for British forces to advance into Palestine. Sinai, Feb 1917.
WW1, 1914-16; A group of Poilus in a ruined village. -Michael Bourlet…
Group portrait of officers of the 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment. Back row, left to right: Lieutenant (Lt) Cattle; Lt Hahn; Lt Barker; Lt Aikman; Lt Sharp; Captain (Capt) McDonal; Capt Luxmore; Lt Stephens; Lt Bridger-Lane; Lt Wagg. Front row: Capt Rev R C Turner; Major (Maj) Brinkworth; Maj Parsons DSO; Lieutenant Colonel W H Scott CMG DSO; Lt O J Shaw; Maj T H Darley OBE; Lt A G Burns. Ottoman Empire, Lebanon, Tripoli Dec 1918
Drawing by Gaston Boulez. Europeana 1914-1918, CC BY-SA
The 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade moving back to Ghoraniyeh, in the Jordan Valley, after the first of the operations at Amman. Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, Ghoraniyeh, 3 April 1918
Side view of men of the 5th Australian Light Horse Brigade, on alert, in a section of the bridgehead. This bridgehead, established on the eastern side of the Jordan after the first Amman raid, was retained throughout the summer of 1918. The Turks suffered severely in an attempt to capture it by night from the 1st Light Horse Brigade in April 1918.Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, Ghoraniyeh, April 1918...
The camp of the 9th Australian Light Horse at Auja. A tent and kit lie in the foreground and horse lines in the background. Palestine, Jordan River, El Auja May 1918