• 95th Anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign

    Friday 23 April 2010 by Nicholas Schmidt. 1 comments

    This ANZAC Day marks the 95th anniversary of the start of the Gallipoli campaign, when tens of thousands of British, French and Dominion troops landed on the Turkish coast. To acknowledge this anniversary, the Australian War Memorial’s Research Centre is displaying previously unseen original letters and diaries relating to the campaign. The Research Centre’s collection is a rich source of records that tells the story of Gallipoli …

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  • Friday 23rd April 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 23 April 2010 by Janice Farrer.

    Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds. Aft guns of the battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth located off the shores of Gallipoli Peninsula. G00225 ‘Late in the afternoon our boat cast off from the Lake Michigan and steamed down the harbour. On passing the Queen Elizabeth the salute was sounded and every one lined up on deck.…

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