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reinforce the Turks, Our Hotchkiss guns did good work on them at long range. A Battery of Artillery opened up close by us this afternoon & had their horses hid in the Wadi A Turkish Battery soon got the range & things were merry for an hour or two, then our guns were moved, it was fine sight to see the Tommies get their guns away at the gallop & a heavy shell fire falling around them but they had no casualties; The Brig. & staff had a narrow escape this afternoon, a shell falling within 5 yards of Cox & Staff & no one hit. The 2nd Bde left an opening on our Right flank this afternoon & we got a surprise when a battery opened up & started to shell us from our rear, A Sqdn

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