4th Bde galloped into the town. 1500 prisoners and 9 guns.
(Insert from 9 December 1917): After a furious bombardment and assault lasting 18 hours Bursheba fell into our hands.
Also a large quantity of stores and ammunition, over 1000 prisoners and many field guns, howitzers and machine guns etc.
Bursheba first town established by Abraham in Palestine.
Arabs received us well.
We push on towards Hebron.
J. A. Graham
Jack Graham, ANZAC soldier, kept a diary from 1914-1918. Here it is, blogged 100 years later to the day....