• Ruin Ridge, 26–27 July 1942

    On the night of the 26–27 July 1942, the 2/28th Battalion lost 65 men dead and 490 captured, in an attack on a place called Ruin Ridge, in Egypt. The attack on Ruin Ridge was to be the final attempt to break through the Axis position at Alamein.

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    Personnel of 2/28th Battalion who acted as the liaison patrol with 69 British Infantry Brigade during the attack on Ruin Ridge.
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