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The Palestine Campaign 1916-1917

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.

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