King diary, 1 April-31 August 1917 / James Clive Selwyn King - Page 2

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[Transcriber's Notes:

[Michael Minahan was born at Cobham Lake. Milparinka, near Tibooburra, NSW. He was 25 yrs 11 mths when he enlisted in Sydney, NSW 17 Sept 1914.
Embarked from Sydney on HMAT A29 "Suevic" 19 Dec 1914
Arrived Alexandria 1 Feb 1915.
Left for Peninsular 14 May
Oct 1915 Scalded foot. Floriana Hospital, Malta
Rejoined Regiment 27 Jan 1916 Maadi Egypt
Gap in records
Diary begins in Soldiers' Own Note Book and Diary for 1917
Transferred to Hqrs Desert Column (Groom) 22 April 1917
Transferred to 2nd LHT Reg.. Moascar 20 June 1917
Transferred to 6th LH Regt 21 July 1917
Involved in action around Rafa, Gaza, Beersheba and Jaffa
Wounded (gun shot) 3 Dec 1917
Hospital Abassia
Diary ends 3 Jan 1918
Transferred To Australian Army Service Corps Tng Unit as driver under provisions of AIF Order 785. 23 Feb 1918
Embarked on "Port Darwin" for return to Australia ex Suez, 15 Nov 1918

p68 Battle of Magdhaba
p70 Battle of Rafa
p95 and p177/8 First Battle of Gaza
p101 and p186 Second Attack on Gaza
p157 Battle of Beersheba]

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