Monday 19 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.

Members of 9th Battery, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade (3FAB), with an 18 pound field gun at the extreme point of recoil. Members of 9th Battery, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade (3FAB), with an 18 pound field gun at the extreme point of recoil. P00046.028

‘We have all been busy today shifting ammunition etc. Artillery men have been attaching fuses to the 18 pounder shells which we have on board. Australian mail* arrived today.’

*Unfortunately, for those who would be killed in the landing this was to be their last mail from home.