Amman Raid (First) (World War 1, 22 March 1918 to 30 March 1918)

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About This Campaign

This raid had the specific intention of inflicting casualties on the Turkish force and detroying railways.  The ANZAC Mounted Division,  the Imperial Camel Brigade and the British 60th Infantry Division  commenced action on 22 March 1918. The attack on Amman itself commenced on the morning of 27 March with the 2nd Light Horse Brigade, the New Zealand Mounted Rifles and the cameleers providing the attacking force.

 

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SHERWIN, Norman Douglas

Service number 319
Trooper
6th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born Jun 1894

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LINCOLN, Bert Clive

Service number 1466
Corporal
4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 19 Jun 1887

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WEAVER, Alfred Charles

Service number 2176
Trooper
4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 2 May 1894

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SKYRING, Lowes Henry

Service number 6456
Private
2nd Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance
AIF WW1
Born 30 Oct 1896

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FLEGLER, Henry Peter

Service number 1619
Trooper
4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 1 Apr 1888

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MOURITZ, Ernest Arthur Richard

Service number 557
Corporal
5th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born Nov 1891

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CROZIER, Sydney James

Service number 759
Trooper
6th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born Nov 1884

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