Telephone +44 (0)1305 264066 - info@keepmilitarymuseum.org

The Palestine Campaign

  • The Charge
    The Charge
  • Brig-General HT Lukin, CMG, DSO
    Brig-General HT Lukin, CMG, DSO
  • Mass Grave at Agagia 27th February 1916
    Mass Grave at Agagia 27th February 1916
  • Plan Egypt
    Plan Egypt
  • Officers Line SidiBishr
    Officers Line SidiBishr
  • Panorama El Mughar Position
    Panorama El Mughar Position
  • Horse Line SidiBishr
    Horse Line SidiBishr
  • Watering Pack Camels Matruh
    Watering Pack Camels Matruh
  • QODY Camel Patrol
    QODY Camel Patrol
  • QODY Camel Patrol
    QODY Camel Patrol
  • Lt Ryan & Vols for ICC
    Lt Ryan & Vols for ICC
  • LtCol Troyte-Bullock
    LtCol Troyte-Bullock
  • Maj Sir RLBaker BT
    Maj Sir RLBaker BT
  • Reg ready to move
    Reg ready to move
  • Horses ferried over River
    Horses ferried over River
  • Dier-el-elah watering horses
    Dier-el-elah watering horses
  • El Arish Trenches
    El Arish Trenches
  • Observation Balloon
    Observation Balloon
  • British Tank destroyed by shells
    British Tank destroyed by shells
  • Gen Sir E Allenby
    Gen Sir E Allenby
  • PLAN BrAdv to Jerusalem 1917
    PLAN BrAdv to Jerusalem 1917
  • Entering Beersheba
    Entering Beersheba
  • German Plane shot down
    German Plane shot down
  • Brig CAC Godwin DSO
    Brig CAC Godwin DSO
  • PLAN Yeomanry Charge
    PLAN Yeomanry Charge
  • 1st Berkshire RHA
    1st Berkshire RHA
  • 1st Berkshire RHA
    1st Berkshire RHA
  • Turkish Naval Gun
    Turkish Naval Gun
  • Turkish Machine gunners
    Turkish Machine gunners
  • Turkish Field Guns
    Turkish Field Guns
  • CaptHoare
    CaptHoare
  • HJJ Guppy DCM
    HJJ Guppy DCM
  • HJJ Guppy Battlefield Grave
    HJJ Guppy Battlefield Grave
  • Battlefield Grave
    Battlefield Grave
  • Horses killed in the charge
    Horses killed in the charge
  • El Mughar Village 1928
    El Mughar Village 1928
  • 21 Gen Hospital Alexandria
    21 Gen Hospital Alexandria
  • Junction Station Prisoners entrained
    Junction Station Prisoners entrained
  • QODY M.G. Section
    QODY M.G. Section
  • Krupp Gun
    Krupp Gun
  • Regt climbing Lebanum Hills
    Regt climbing Lebanum Hills
  • Maj RGS Gordon
    Maj RGS Gordon
  • Camp at Geneffe
    Camp at Geneffe
  • Camp at Geneffe
    Camp at Geneffe
  • Jerusalem Walls
    Jerusalem Walls
  • David's Tower, Jerusalem
    David's Tower, Jerusalem
  • Dinner Menu 31.12.1917
    Dinner Menu 31.12.1917

After The Charge at Agagia on the 26 February, Brigadier Luken's Desert Column, completed its mission by capturing Sollum, thus breaking the enemy's resolve in Egypt. The Regiment was next ordered back to Sidi Bishi Camp at Alexandria, a 320 mile march, arriving on the 7 April 1916.

Bibliography

French, A El Mughur The Royal Berkshire Cavalry Museum

Thompson, CW Records of The Dorset Yeomanry 1914-1919 Bennett & Co (1921)

Acknowledgements

Reproduction of James Beadle's painting is with kind permission of The Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London.

Details for The Roll of Honour were sourced from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's web site.