• 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?' ART00028 ‘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 …

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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. REL31747 ‘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 …

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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. J06134 ‘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 …

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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. A03809 ‘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 …

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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. J02050 ‘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 …

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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. P01116.018 ‘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 …

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  • 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…

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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