Friday 30 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.

A group of eight unidentified stretcher bearers, four of them shirtless, at a relay station on the Gallipoli Peninsula. A group of eight unidentified stretcher bearers, four of them shirtless, at a relay station on the Gallipoli Peninsula. C01159

'Things have been pretty quiet all day, we are strongly entrenched now and there is not so much hard work as tracks are being made up the hills though the scrub and a mule transport column has arrived and they are now carting most of the supplies to the trenches. At sunset the enemies’ artillery commenced to shell our positions but the battleships quickly replied and they soon quietened down. Another mate received a bullet wound in the shoulder today and went away to hospital.’

For the classroom: What would forging tracks be so important?