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First Battle Of Gaza - Battle - Infantry, Light Horse, Mounted Rifle and Artillery Attack On Gaza
... The Anzac Mounted Division was to deploy for the attack from the north, with the 2nd Light Horse Brigade on a front extending from the Mediterranean Sea to the Gaza to Jebalieh road, the New ... Without waiting to complete the relief of all patrols by the Imperial Mounted Division, the attack by the Anzac Mounted Division, due to begin at 1600 began at 1540, supported ... offering another brigade from the Imperial Mounted Division, which Chauvel accepted Hodgson sent the 3rd Light Horse Brigade ...
Battle Of Rafa - Battle
... At 0100 Chetwode's mounted units of Desert Column began moving to attack Rafa on 9 January 1916 without any reserve ammunition for the artillery, rifles and machine guns ... While the 1st Light Horse and the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigades rode to a position from which to attack from the south, east and north, the 5th ... At 0615 the Auckland Mounted Rifle Regiment was first to reach the boundary pillars on the Egyptian and Ottoman frontier, moving from the African continent onto Asia ...
Battle Of Jerusalem (1917) - Battle - 24 November: First Attack Across The Nahr El Auja
... The advance by two infantry and one mounted division into the Judean Hills towards Jerusalem was suspended in the area of Nebi Samwil on 24 November. 54th (East Anglian) Division and the Anzac Mounted Division began their attack across the Nahr el Auja on the Mediterranean coast to the north of Jaffa ... The only mounted brigade available was the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade which had been on garrison duty in the occupied city of Jaffa since 16 November ...
Battle Of Mughar Ridge - Aftermath
... Later in the morning of 14 November the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade (commanded by Brigadier General William Meldrum) ran into a determined and well entrenched Ottoman rearguard ... Although severely threatened, the New Zealand Mounted Rifle Brigade eventually prevailed and went on to occupy Jaffa two days later ... Most of the mounted units had covered at least 170 miles (270 km) since 29 October 1917 capturing 5,270 prisoners and over 60 guns and about 50 machine-guns ...
Battle Of Mughar Ridge - Aftermath - Action of Ayun Kara, 14 November
... Attacking the Ottoman infantry division was the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade's Auckland, Canterbury and Wellington Mounted Rifle Regiments ... On the right of this engagement the Canterbury Mounted Rifle Regiment was held up and heavily engaged in the orange groves of the Wadi Hanein near Nes Ziyona until late in the afternoon ... the Wadi Hanein the Auckland and Wellington Mounted Rifle Regiments at first advanced quickly over the more open but hillocky country, their left on the edge of the dunes with the Somerset ...

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