Battle of Rafa (World War 1, 9 January 1917 to 9 January 1917)

About This Campaign

The Battle of Rafa, 9 January 1916

The Battle of Rafa, also known as the Action of Rafah, fought on 9 January 1917, was the third and final battle to complete the recapture of the Sinai Peninsula by British forces during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War.

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from campaign

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ROBERTS, Clive

Service number 903A
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 30 Oct 1897

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HEINZE, William John

Service number 1106
Trooper
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 15 May 1890

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ROGERS, Ernest Arthur

Service number 932
Sergeant
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 6 Dec 1890

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SMITH, George Achilles

Service number OFFICER
Captain
3 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 4 May 1882

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TAYLOR, Tom Braithwaite

Service number 1510
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 19 Nov 1890

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DIXON, Graham Patrick

Service number MEDIC...
Lieutenant Colonel
Australian Army Medical Corps (2nd AIF)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 16 May 1873

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MCNAMARA, Francis Hubert

Service number 5
Air Vice Marshal
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 4 Apr 1894

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RUSHTON, James

Service number 942
Sergeant
3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
AIF WW1
Born 1891