• Wednesday 28th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 28 July 2010 by Janice Farrer. 1 comments

    Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.  A stack of ration boxes on the beach at Anzac Cove, arranged so that they form a shelter for the men responsible for its distribution. C03393 ‘The enemys new gun fired several shells during the day, it appears to be situated somewhere near the Olive Grove. Another 4.7 naval gun was …

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  • Tuesday 27th July 1915- Dairy of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 27 July 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.  'Sunset, Lemnos' By George Lambert ART02853 ‘Six T.B.Destroyers have been cruising about all day, we have seen very little of them lately. Two have been doing patrol work about here for the past week and have been the only war boats about. The weather has been very warm for the past few …

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  • Monday 26th July 1915- Dairy of HV Reynolds

    Monday 26 July 2010 by Janice Farrer. 1 comments

    Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.   Informal group portrait of eight unidentified 4th Field Ambulance stretcher bearers at a relay station on the Gallipoli Peninsula. C00664 ‘Having spell from duty today I took the opportunity of visiting some old mates in the 4th Fld Amb, where I fell in with a bit of luck in getting a …

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  • Sunday 25th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 25 July 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.  Service dress tunic : Sergeant J R Matthews, 7 Battalion, AIF REL31830.002 ‘At about 1pm my mates and I had a very troublesome patient to deal with, he was suffering from sunstroke* as a result of an excessive amount of rum and it took us all we knew to manage him and get him to the …

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  • Saturday 24th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 24 July 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.  A British soldier visits his comrade's grave on the cliffs on the tip of Gallipoli Peninsula at sunset. G00363 ‘Everything has been extremely quiet today and very little sniping has been done by the enemy for several days. Just before sunset a large biplane circled overhead for a while. …

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  • Friday 23rd July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 23 July 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.   A trench at Tasmania Post held by the 12th Battalion. Major Campbell 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station (ACCS) is to the right, smoking a cigarette, looking through a periscope and Colonel Hilmen Smith smoking a pipe (left) and two unidentified privates of the 12th Battalion. …

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  • Thursday 22nd July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 22 July 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.  Informal outdoors group portrait of members of the 1st Australian Divisional Signal Company wearing some of the first consignment of gas masks delivered to Anzac Cove. P02367.013 ‘An attack is expected from the enemy tonight and preparations have been made to meet it, so they will find …

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  • Wednesday 21st July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 21 July 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.  Australian troops with bayonets attached to their rifles in trenches prepared for a possible gas attack. They are wearing a very early model gas mask which would have been useless had gas ever been used by either side during the campaign. A00910 'A biplane passed over this afternoon. …

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  • Tuesday 20th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 20 July 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.  A group of AIF artillerymen searching for the location of an enemy gun which was shelling the AIF from the direction of Gaba Tepe. H15118 ‘Last evening about 9pm a monitor put in an appearance off Kaba Tepe point flashing her searchlights on the twin trenches in front of our extreme …

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  • Monday 19th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Monday 19 July 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.  A hand lettered warning sign reading 'unexploded shell' marks the spot where the 'dud' landed. C01105 ‘At about 9am one of our large biplanes flew over and dropped a bomb on the enemy lines, returning again at about 6pm it repeated the performance, then circled overhead for about an …

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