Unkown NZMR Trooper at Tel el Saba - November 1st 1917
Following the battle for Beersheba the day before - members of the NZMR prepare to leave Tel el Saba in pusuit of Turkish forces.

New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade Diary - Sinai - Palestine 1916-19.
1915
December
20
Left Gallipoli
27
Arrived at Zeitoun - Cairo.
1916
January
23
Marched out from Cairo for Suez Canal.
29
Arrived at Serapeum.
March
4
Defending portion of Canal at Ferry Post.
April
1
Return to Serapeum.
7
Camped at Salhia.
24
Crossed the Canal (Turkish raid on Katia).
25
Camped at Anzac Siding.
May
11
Marched to Bir et Maler.
June
20
Camped at Hill 70.
August
4 - 5
Battle of Romani.
6 -12
Actions of Katia, Aogratina and Bir el Abd.
13
Camped at Hod el Amara.
September
16 - 17
Action at Mazar (Machine Gun Squadron only).
18
Camped at Bir et Maler.
October
27
Camped at Moseifig
November
13
Camped at Mazar.
24
Camped at Mustagidda.
December
20
Night march to El Arish.
21
Occupation of El Arish.
22
Night march to Magdhbah.
23
Battle of Magdhbah.
1917
January
1
Camped at Kilo 139.
4
Camped at the beach at El Arish.
8
Night march on Rafa.
9
Battle of Rafa.
February
23
Reconnaiseance of Khan Yunnus
23
Camped at Sheikh Zowaiid.
March
10
Camped at Rafa on the beach.
25
Night march to Deir el Belah.
26
First Battle of Gaza.
27
Outposts at Deir el Belah.
April
17 -19
Second Battle of Gaza.
20 - 29
Outposts at Wadi Ghuzzeh.
29
Camped at Tel el Fara.
May
23
Destruction of Asluj Railway.
28
Camped at Abasan el Kebir.
June
8
On the beach at Marakeb
18
Camped at Abasan el Kebir.
July
6
Camped at Tel el Fara.
August
18
Camped at beach at Marakeb.
September
18
Returned to Abasan el Kebir.
October
24
Night march to Bir el Esani.
28
Moved to Khalasa.
29
Night march to Asluj.
30
Advance on Beersheba - all night march.
31
Action of Tel el Saba and capture of Beersheba.
November
1 - 6
Actions of Ras el Nagb - and Tel Khuweilfeh.
7 - 10
Advance through Philistia.
14
Action of Ayun Kara
16
Occupation of Jaffa.
24
Action of River Auja.
25
Action of Khirbet Hadrah.
Nov - December
26 - 10
Holding trenches North of Jaffa.
December
26
Marched to Ashod.
1918
January
12
Camped at Richon le Zion.
February
17
Marched to Bethleham.
19
Advance on Jericho.
20
Action of El Muntar.
21
Capture of Jericho.
26
Returned to Richon le Zion.
March
13 - 17
Marched to Bethleham.
20
Camped at Talaat ed Dumm.
24
Crossed the Jordan.
24
Action near Shunet Nimrin - climb Mountains of Moab.
25
Arrival on top of Plateau at Ain es Sir.
27 - 30
Battle of Amman.
March - April
31 -1
Withdrawl from the mountains.
April
2
Camped at Jericho.
9
Action on the East Bank of Jordan.
May
1 - 6
Raid on Es Salt.
16
Camped at Talaat ed Dumm.
29
Camped near King Solomon's Pools.
June
3
King's Birthday Parade at Bethleham.
13
Camped at Talaat ed Dumm.
15
Camped under Mount of Temptation.
16
At River Auja. (Jordan Valley).
July
14
Action at Abu Tellul.
19
Moved to Talaat ed Dumm.
27
Marched to King Solomon's Pools.
August
6
Camped at Talaat ed Dumm.
7
Camped at Ain es Duk.
September
5
Moved to River Auja.
20
Night march up River Jordan.
21
Actions at Jisr ed Damieh.
23
Capture of Es Salt.
24
Capture of Suweileh.
25
Capture of Amman.
27
Surrender of remainder of Turkish IV. Army at Ziza.
October
4
Return to the Jordan Valley.
8
Brigade leaves the Jordan Valley for the last time.
14
March from Jerusalem to Richon le Zion.
November
14
Memorial Service at Ayun Kara.
27
Canterbury Mounted Rifles sail for Gallipoli.
December
18
Brigade marched to Yebna, en route for Egypt.
19
Marched to Mejdel.
20
Marched to Gaza.
21
Marched to Deir el Belah.
22
Arrived at Rafa (modern day spelling- Rafah)
1919
March
17
The Brigade received orders to proceed to Egypt - Riots
April - May - June
On duty patrolling the Delta.
July
23
Final draft left Egypt for New Zealand.