• Wednesday 14th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 14 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 typical cooking 'range' made from inverted Turkish shell cases. C01796 'A small ration of flour and rice was issued to us today. Providing we can turn it into something eatable it will be a welcome change to our small rations. At about 6pm one of our aeroplanes flew over and …

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  • Tuesday 13th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 13 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.  Infantrymen hauling the 4.7 Naval gun up the slope of Victoria Gully. J06124 ‘Large shells were seen to be exploding on the slopes of Achi Baba again today. This evening about 150 men hauled the 4.7 gun up to its position on the ridge between Clarks and Victoria Gullies. A few …

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  • Monday 12th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynols

    Monday 12 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.  'AAMC Ex AIF' badge : Private E D Nicholson, Australian Army Medcical Corps AIF REL36520 ‘At about 7am our infantry made a demonstration and machine-gun fire mingled with the noise of the artillery. The heavy roll of very intense artillery action could be heard all day from …

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  • Sunday 11th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 11 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.  Australian artillerymen hauling a 4.7 inch naval gun into position, overseen by Major C. Rosenthal. P03088.012 ‘At about 8am an aeroplane of ours flew over. A light cruiser accompanied by a balloon ship took up position towards Imbros at about 6pm and fired a number of …

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  • Saturday 10th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 10 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.  A shell-burst over the cruiser Bacchante at Anzac, at about 6 am. J05590 ‘Once of our aeroplanes dropped two bombs near Kaba Tepe this morning. A large battleship put in an appearance between Imbros and Kaba tepe point at about 2.30pm well escorted by T.B.Destroyers, she took …

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  • Friday 9th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 9 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.  'Defence of Anzac' By Wallace Anderson ART13664 ‘Things have been very quiet. An outbreak of rifle fire occurred last night about midnight but it soon died down. Both our artillery and the enemies have been in the habit lately of getting into action just after sunset.’ For …

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  • Thursday 8th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 8 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.  'Anzac Headquarters, Gallipoli' By Horace Moore-Jones ART03264 ‘One of our aeroplanes flew over this morning. A Monitor fired over our heads at some target away inland from a position off Imbros this afternoon, a sea plane was directing her fire. At about 6pm the enemy guns …

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  • Wednesday 7th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 7 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.  This recruiting poster employs the theme of Australians fighting at Gallipoli to recruit more troops. ARTV05167 ‘A Monitor shelled the enemy positions on the ridge in front of our right flank this afternoon, a seaplane directed her fire. One of our aeroplanes flew over about …

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  • Tuesday 6th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 6 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.  Informal group portrait of members of 9th Battery, 3rd Field Artillery, in front of their 18 pounder field gun on the day they were evacuated. P00046.044 ‘A large enemy shell put one of the No9 Battery guns out of action and killed some of the crew yesterday. Just before sunset …

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  • Monday 5th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Monday 5 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.  Two 11.2 inch shells from the German battle cruiser Goeben in the Narrows, which is about eight miles away, exploding in the sea at Anzac Cove. A03088 ‘At daybreak the enemy artillery got very active. A heavy enemy gun has exploded harmlessly on the ridge above the stores or …

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