The Samarra fighting, these railhead battles, was the last organized campaign which the Turk fought.
The run from Souastre to the railhead at Saulty was uneventful.
Wounded at Sheikh Saad in January, 1916, he had returned in time for the three railhead battles.
His groom, beaming welcome, met him at the railhead with the horses.
At length the railhead is reached—from here the rumble of the guns can be heard—and the detrainment takes place.
Lyttelton has his own brigade, and Barton's brigade covers the railhead at Chieveley.
I have now selected two campaigns, those for railhead and for Tekrit, and made a straightforward narrative.
We finally bivouacked not far from the railhead, and reached the station of Mamouré early the following morning.
Each engine must first of all haul enough water to carry it to railhead and back, besides a reserve against accidents.
So he mounted and rode off through a gray, murky drizzle, to the railhead about eight miles away.