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The History of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles 1914-1919



Aug. 18 The first man reported to the Mobilisation Camp, Addington.
Sept. 23 The Regiment embarked on the "Tahiti" and "Athenic' at Lyttelton.
25 Went into camp at Lyall Bay and Trentham.
Oct. 14 Embarked on transports "Tahiti" and "Athenic."
15 Sailed.
21 Called at Hobart.
28 Joined the Australian transport fleet at Albany.
Nov. 9 H.M.A.S. "Sydney," one of the convoy's protecting ships, defeated and destroyed the German cruiser " Emdem."
16 Arrival at Colombo.
24 Called at Aden.
Dec. 1 Arrival at Suez.
3 Began disembarkation at Alexandria.
4 Arrived at Zeitoun, a suburb of Cairo.
23 March through the streets of Cairo.
30 Inspection by General Birdwood.