Bat­tle of Beer­sheba cen­te­nary marked

Albany Extra - - Extra News -

Peo­ple lined York Street last Satur­day as horses pa­raded down the street to mark the cen­te­nary of the Bat­tle of Beer­sheba.

The bat­tle in­volved 800 Aus­tralian Light Horse­men cap­tur­ing the strate­gi­cally im­por­tant town of Beer­sheba and was con­sid­ered a cru­cial vic­tory in World War I.

Neil, Ella, Kelly and Jordy Cham­pan.

Jill An­der­son and Neil and Richard Hob­ley.

Jean Reid and Mar­garet Stone.

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