Australian soldiers digging defensive trenches at Serapeum on the Suez Canal, 1916.
[Courtesy of Australian War Memorial - H02786]
Monday 24th January
All batteries out for the day. At battery manoeuvre. In afternoon rode along to see General Holmes. Part of 2nd and 1st Divisions off to Canal. Had dinner with officers of 10th Battalion. Gen Hobbs due to arrive today from England but did not turn up.