One of the larger howitzers (9.2 inch) based in Egypt, 1916.
[Courtesy of Australian War Memorial - P00117.057]
Received a batch of letters. Mr Allan on Mooltan
[Courtesy of State Library of New South Wales - William Sparkes diary]
A B.A.C. was formed in the Brigade and Capt Hordern appointed to Command.
The Battery Commanders were allotted as follows:-
41st,Battery Capt P.J. Ross
42nd.Battery Capt. S.F. Hodgens
43rd.Battery Capt. T.W. Garling
44th.Battery Lieut. G.W. Hall
2nd. Lieut. Hobson appointed Adjutant,
2nd. Lieut. G. Lee appointed Orderly Officer.
Saturday 29th April
Conferred with Gen. Cox on posting of 4.5" Hows. for use in protecting main Infantry camp against aircraft.
Arranged to commence elementary practise next Wednesday, the How. Brigade being first.
Capt. Tweedie RN, HMS. Sir Thomas Picton, called on me re his ships support to this section. Lecture this afternoon by Gen. Cox to all officers.