Tuesday 13 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.  

Australian soldiers carrying out boat drill in the harbour on the Aegean island of Lemnos in preparation for the landing at Anzac Cove. Australian soldiers carrying out boat drill in the harbour on the Aegean island of Lemnos in preparation for the landing at Anzac Cove. C02161

‘Rain fell during almost the whole night and continued during the day at short intervals. We are to spend the day at disembarkation practice but it has to be cancelled for about 10am it commence to rain and came down in an absolute deluge, a few boats from some of the transports had been lowered and loaded and the occupants were thoroughly drenched when they got back on board.