Members of the Light Horse Field Ambulance on exercise in the Egyptian desert,
erecting makeshift shelters in an attempt to stave off the extreme heat, 1916.
[Courtesy of Australian War Memorial - A01981B]
Thursday 18th May
Shooting again this morning but I did not feel up to attending. The heat is again as bad as ever, it is real Hell. My hut yesterday at 1 o’clock was 112° and last night at 11 PM it was 98°. Am taking a quiet day.