• Thursday 13th May 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 13 May 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. 'AE 2 in the Sea of Marmora, April 1915' By Charles Bryant ART09016 ‘Again the enemies artillery has been very active, besides the usual shrapnel* they have been sending over a lot of high explosive shells directing their attention mostly on our communications and stores, Things have been …

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  • Wednesday 12th May 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 12 May 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. 'Gaba Tepe, Turkish position' By Horace Moore-Jones ART03209 ‘Although it rained fairly heavy during the night my mate and I were duly rewarded for our exertion in completing our dugout last night, we worked at it till well after dark and had the satisfaction of not being disturbed by the…

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  • Tuesday 11th May 1915- Diary of HV Reynold

    Tuesday 11 May 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.   Infantry men in bivouac near a dugout on a steep and rocky slope resting near Walker's Ridge, Anzac Cove H19465 ‘After being on duty all day at the Victoria Gully station we were relieved earlier than usual and given instructions to shift our belongings to a new and much safer …

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  • New display of First World War postcards

    Tuesday 11 May 2010 by Pen Roberts. 7 comments

    The postcard concept had its origins in Germany and the United States in the middle of the nineteenth century. By the outbreak of the First World War, millions of postcards were being sent across the world via postal services. The phenomenon of collecting postcards was also well and truly established. A new display featuring images of women from the First World War postcard collection, is currently showing in the Australian War Memorial’s …

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  • Monday 10th May 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Monday 10 May 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. Graves and crosses at the Hell Spit Cemetery. P02226.018 ‘After being on duty all night at the Victoria gully station we brought a casualty down at 6am, after a very quiet night. The Triumph answered the Goeben this morning with a broadside to which she did not reply. The enemies artillery…

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  • Sunday 9th May 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 9 May 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.  The seaplane ship Ark Royal, which was off Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, from the commencement of the campaign. G01383 'Early this morning the Goeben sent over a few large shells with the usual result, only causing a splash. The enemies artillery has been very active again, they did not …

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  • Saturday 8th May 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 8 May 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. Wounded soldiers arrive at the 3rd Battalion dressing station in Shrapnel Gully, as more wounded come down the valley. G00920 ‘Early this morning the enemy opened fire with his artillery from behind Kaba Tepe and shelled the beach and flat stretch of ground between Victoria gulley and Hell…

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  • Friday 7th May 1915- Dairy of HV Reynolds

    Friday 7 May 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.   The 7th Reinforcements for the 10th Infantry Battalion arrive at the Battalion Headquarters (BHQ) on Artillery Road in Victoria Gully. P02321.043 'The enemies artillery has been very active, especially from Kaba Tepe, but the damage done was very slight compared to yesterday. They put …

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  • Thursday 6th May 1915- Dairy of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 6 May 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 Turkish soldiers in a deep trench with one soldier cutting another's hair. H13569 ‘A Turkish officer came into our lines at about 11am on the extreme right flank with a white flag and information was obtained from him to the effect that the enemy intended to heavily bombard our…

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  • Wednesday 5th May 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 5 May 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.  Improvised sign made from a piece of rectangular galvanised tin. REL ‘The enemy after being very quiet all day, at sunset opened fire with a field gun from behind Kaba Tepe on the No.2 ASC depot, they succeeded in holding a barge alongside the landing stage, but it was immediately …

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