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The 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade crossing John the Baptist Wilderness on their march from Bethlehem to Jerusalem, prior to capturing the city of Jericho, Frank Hurley, February 1918. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.

  • British troops supported by the Australian mounted cavalry and New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade capture the city of Jericho in Palestine after a three-day battle with Turkish troops. Allied Troops Capture Jericho

Men of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Australia and New Zealand Mounted Division, galloping into Jericho, George Westmoreland, 21 February 1918. Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 12692).