Friday 16 April 2010 by Janice Farrer. No comments
Diary of an ANZAC

Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.

Barges with fresh water alongside the "Leicestershire" Barges with fresh water alongside the "Leicestershire" J05714

‘At 7am the tug Jessie, came and towed the barge away. At 8pm the water tank ship Sunik, came alongside and replenished our supply of fresh water*.’

*There was no fresh water supply on Gallipoli so water for the troops was shipped across from Lemnos in large tankers.

For the classroom: How might the water get from the tankers to the troops in the trenches?