• Saturday 7th August 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 7 August 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.  'The charge of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, 7 August 1915' By George Lambert (Battle of the Nek)-‘All communications with the line seems to have ceased along this track altogether, we has nothing whatever to do during the night and managed to get a few minutes sleep at …

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  • Friday 6th August 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 6 August 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 taking of Lone Pine' By Fred Leist (Battle of Lone Pine)-‘The noise of very heavy rifle fire and machine gun fire disturbed us about 5.30am followed but the sharp reports of our field guns, we soon realized that the enemy was attacking in force the system of trenches captured from …

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  • Thursday 5th August 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 5 August 2010 by Janice Farrer. 4 comments

    Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.  A trawler packed with British troops on their way to the British landing at Cape Helles, on the southern tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. ‘Another large batch of British troops landed here during the night, extensive preparations are being made for some big movement. During the day the …

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  • Wednesday 4th August 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 4 August 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 group of 1st Battalion officers resting. ‘The explosion of a bomb dropped by an enemy aeroplane woke me this morning just after dawn, it fell about 50 yards away an exploded with a deafening crash but did not damage. We have been engaged today constructing a sand bag shelter for a …

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  • Tuesday 3rd August 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 3 August 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.  'Are you wounded, mate?' ‘An enemy aeroplane flew over at a great height at about 6am and again at about 5pm but he is not drop any bombs in our vicinity. During the morning I had a look through the trenches captured from the enemy last Sunday morning. Two cruisers have been shelling …

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  • Monday 2nd August 1915- Diary of HV Reynold

    Monday 2 August 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.  Small model of a German Fokker aircraft made from a cartridge case and other scraps of metal. ‘Three light cruisers have been shelling the ridge of Achi Baba and also some enemy positions in the gully behind Kaba Tepe all the afternoon. Large enemy shells have been falling on the gun …

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  • Sunday 1st August 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 1 August 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 gun position of the Hughes Battery in the front line at Anzac. ‘The enemy fired over a very considerable number of shells between the hours of midnight and 2am. One of the field guns of Hughes Battery situated right in our trenches on the extreme right flank was in action from the …

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  • Saturday 31st July 1915- Dairy of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 31 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.  Indian Mule Teams in Mule Gully, being loaded supplies for the troops. Lines of mules are tethered in the background. ‘At about 7am an enemy aeroplane dropped 3 bombs, one of which exploded in the lines of an Indian transport column at the head of Clarkes gully, several mules were …

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  • Friday 30th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 30 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.  Members of No 9 Station of the Australian Wireless Signal Squadron crossing Asadabad Pass about 30 miles on the Kermanshah side of Hamadan. ‘The explosion of two bombs dropped without result near the No 2 A.S.C. Depot by an enemy aeroplane, woke us all up this morning at dawn. This …

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  • Thursday 29th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 29 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.  "Ration dump, Anzac Gully" Showing boxes of stores piled high with dugouts in the background. ‘We spent some time this morning digging a dugout as a shelter for patients coming down from the dressing station. Two monitors and a light cruiser appeared this afternoon and fired a few …

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