(Zero) In position behind Bursheba.
Our job to hold up reinforcements. I cut the Turkish communications. Battle now in full swing.
(Insert from 9 December 1917): The fun commenced and the opening shot of the offensive was fired at dawn.
Our division traveled the 30 miles during the night and took up our positions in the rear of enemy’s lines, thereby cutting his communications by road and I rather fancy it took a lot of wind out of his sails.
Jack Graham, ANZAC soldier, kept a diary from 1914-1918. Here it is, blogged 100 years later to the day....