• Thursday 4th February 1915

    Thursday 4 February 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 general view of the 4th Australian Infantry Brigade tent and horse lines at Heliopolis, near Cairo. C02600 'We marched to the 4th Brigade camp at Heliopolis, and got our blankets from the 4th Field Ambulance during the afternoon. The buildings here are splendid structures, …

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  • Wednesday 3rd February 1915

    Wednesday 3 February 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.   Courtyard, 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia By George Lambert ART02817 'The Field Ambulance reinforcements for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd disembarked at 9am and entrained for Cairo* at 9.30am. We arrived at Abbassia at 5pm and marched to the camp behind the barracks. We slept…

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  • Tuesday 2nd February 1915

    Tuesday 2 February 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. Herbert embarked on the HMAT A35 Berrima at 12pm on the 22nd of December 1914 'Arrived at Alexandria at 8am the harbour was full of wind jammers most of which are prizes. We pulled into the wharf at 2pm, the Light Horse Ambulance reinforcements went ashore and proceeded to the …

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  • Diary of an ANZAC: A Gallipoli Perspective

    Monday 1 February 2010 by Janice Farrer. 1 comments

    This is the story of Herbert Vincent Reynolds No. 622 First Field Ambulance, First AIF.   Herbert Vincent Reynolds enlisted in the 1st AIF at the age of 18 Born in Sebastopol Victoria on 16thSeptember 1896 Herbert attended Sebastopol State School until 1912 and obtained high marks for both the drawings and models he made. Since the age of 14 Herbert was an army cadet and in 1914 when the war broke out he was called up …

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