The return home of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade (NZMR) is delayed by a shortage of shipping. The men take classes designed to ease them back onto ‘civvy street’ after up to five years in the army. They also help quell a revolt in Egypt, where there is anger at the lack of progress towards the independence that has been promised after the war.
The Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment (WMR) remains at Rafah undergoing training and education to prepare the men for a return to civilian life.
The WMR remains at Rafah for training and education.
The WMR remains in Quwesna carrying out garrison duties and playing sport.