The Battle of Beersheba was one of the most famous horse mounted battles of all time. JNF exhibition marks the Centenary and showcases the ANZAC trail in southern Israel, tracing the footsteps of the Australian Light Horse leading up to the battle.
On October 31st 1917 the Australian Light Horse Brigade overran Turkish defensive positions in Beersheba and liberated the city from the Turkish occupation.
The Jewish National Fund of Australia, the custodians of the ANZAC Trail, bring the story of the battle to life with the display of original diaries, maps and photographs belonging to Trooper Ernest Paul of the 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment.
The exhibition is supported by the Australian Light Horse Association, the families of Troopers Ernest Paul and P.L. Townsend a generous grant from the Commemorations Branch, Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Epping Sub- Branch.
Sydney Jewish Museum
148 Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Sunday-Thursday 10:00am – 4pm