• Sunday 4th July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 4 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.  Smoke billows skyward from the explosion of a large artillery shell on Turkish positions at Anzac. P02282.019 ‘The cruisers were firing all night and they steamed off just after day break. Things have been very quiet here today. An explosion occurred on the ridge a little to the…

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  • Saturday 3rd July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 3 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 collection of captured German and Turkish ammunition on display. B00929 ‘At about 3pm a light cruiser, possible the Talbot came on the scene, and from a position between Imbros and Kaba Tepe Point fired 3 shots at some enemy position away inland, then steamed off, …

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  • Friday 2nd July 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 2 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. Soldiers constructing dugouts near the beach north of Anzac Cove. C01623 ‘Things have been very quiet all day. One of our planes flew over at about 6pm. Considerable quantities of 4 by 4 timber and corrugated iron have been brought ashore lately. The 5inch howitzers have been …

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  • Thursday 1st July 1915 - Diary of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 1 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.  Advertisement for Spiller, Booser Co. ART00037.004 ‘At 7am a large biplane circled overhead for about an hour. The sea has again been rather rough. While swimming this evening I got a rather bad cut on the left foot from a broken bottle.’ For the classroom: What are the …

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  • Wednesday 30th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 30 June 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.   'Gawd help the first bloomin' Turk I see to-night!!' By Norman Cameron Wimbush ART00033 ‘We returned to our camp at 7am and enjoyed a swim in the breakers which were coming fast and heavy, it is not often there are any decent waves here to get amongst. All the landing stages…

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  • Tuesday 29th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 29 June 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 stretcher bearers carrying a wounded man from a dressing station run by C Section, 7th Australian Field Ambulance, in Chailak Dere, to the casualty clearing station on the beach at Anzac Cove. C02422 ‘Headquarters report that the demonstration here yesterday was very …

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  • Monday 28th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Monday 28 June 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.    Whilst in action against the Turks at Anzac, a gun of Hughes' Battery was damaged by a Turkish shell. G01061 ‘At about 9am a fleet of minesweepers and half a dozen T.B.D’s steamed across from Imbros towards the Cape, followed by a light cruiser, a balloon ship and more …

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  • Sunday 27th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 27 June 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 Highes Battery in the front line at Anzac. J06134 ‘Feeling very much off colour and was relieved of duty for the day. About 6pm an outburst of rifle and machine gun fire followed by heavy fire from both our artillery and the enemys took place and continued …

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  • Saturday 26th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 26 June 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.  Infantrynmen hauling the 4.7 Naval gun up the slope of Victoria Gully to its position on the right at ANZAC. J06125 ‘Things have been extremely quiet. Reported sick this morning with a heavy cold and extremely sore throat which has been troubling me now for some days. The …

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  • Friday 25th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 25 June 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 balloon ship "HECLA". H16476 ‘An aeroplane passed over here at about 11am but it was hard to distinguish who it belonged to. The distinguishing mark on our planes is a red, white and blue circle on each wing. The enemy is the same as the Germans, a black cross. At about 3pm…

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