• Thursday 29th April 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 29 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.  A parade of stretcher bearers of the 1st Field Ambulance about four days after the landing at Anzac Cove. C02148 ‘The Goeben again sent over about half a dozen shells this morning, one falling dangerously close to the Majestic standing off Suvla Pt. As the shells strike the water a …

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  • Wednesday 28th April 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 28 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.  View looking up headquarters gully showing bivouacs of the Australian New Zealand Army Corps Headquarters. J02407 'The Goeben sent over some heavy stuff today in an attempt to hit some of the transports, but was not successful.  The enemies field artillery has been less active all day …

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  • Tuesday 27th April 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 27 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.        The Quarter Master store of the 4th Battalion, AIF, at the top of Shrapnel Gully. H15684 ‘Things got extremely lively about midnight when we received a call from the head of Shrapnel gully for all available stretcher parties, there we found several wounded chaps in an almost …

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  • Monday 26th April 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Monday 26 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. A stretcher bearer from 1st Australian Field Ambulance has time to smile as he and others of his unit unload their equipment after landing at Anzac Cove. A05782 ‘Obtained about an hour’s sleep early this morning, we had hardly been able to make the best of a few minutes to rest before …

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  • Sunday 25th April 1915 – The Anzac Landing - Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 25 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. Steam pinnance towing ships' boats full of stretcher bearers from 1st Australian Field Ambulance to Anzac Cove at 0800 hours. A05772   ‘At 1.30 am the boat weighed anchor and got under way. Every one was astir early and watching for the first signs of the engagement, at about 5am we …

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  • Saturday 24th April 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 24 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. Troops of an Australian Battalion on the deck of the battleship Prince of Wales in Mudros Harbour just before the landing. A01829 ‘At last the big move which we have been awaiting has come and orderly preparations can be observed every where. Everyone has his respective kit reduced to the…

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  • 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 in the …

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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. We moved…

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  • Wednesday 21st April 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 21 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. Australian troops in small boats being towed by a pinnace in the harbour on the Greek island of Lemnos, a practice for the landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula. C01422 ‘A party of our unit left this boat today for duty on other boat as medical orderlies. We received instruction today upon …

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  • Tuesday 20th April 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 20 April 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. H.M Troopship 'Lake Michigan'. J02419 ‘The Lake Michigan took on water today.’

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