Held up by enemy in Judean Hills. We are to try and cut him off.
Extremely mountainous country.
(Insert from 9 December 1917): The Turkish retreat began and we moved up into the tablelands of Judea and along the Hebron and the Old Roman road.
The country was very rough and our horses had to imitate the goat in picking their way across the limestone ridges.
Jack Graham, ANZAC soldier, kept a diary from 1914-1918. Here it is, blogged 100 years later to the day....