Feilding Star, Volume XII, Issue 2878, 24 February 1916, Page 3
FIGHTING THE BEDOUINS, Private John Mcßae, formerly of West Maitland, N.S.W.. writes under date December 1.9: ! 'To-day I am just iv as tight a place as a man would wish to be In. We are having a cut at the, Bedouin:;, mid they have got us just about, cornered. They are all around us, and lhe only way outis lo fight or else go by sea, aud then we have no chance of shipping our horses, so you see how we are faring. We had scraps on Monday. Tuesday and Thursday, bill Aye have had very tew casualties among the Australians'. 'Uhero have Ibceii a few among the Silkhs and.English. A man does no) know bow he feels when things are only middling, but, if we arc beaten you will bear about as tough a batlle as AVUB ever .fought. Living is prel-ly hard here, as it is biscuits and bully for every meal, and the biscuits are wcevily half tho lime: but wo musi rough' it. We had congral ulaljkims from General Mhxavcll to-day en our successes."
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