• Monday 14th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Monday 14 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  'Gallipoli landscape at sunset with drowned figure' By Sidney Nolan ART91262 ‘A T.B.Destroyer went in close to Kaba Tepe this morning and shelled the enemy tranches from a while, she returned again this afternoon and shelled the enemy away inland, on this occasion the enemy fired…

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  • Sunday 13th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 13 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 group of unidentified bakers at the 1st Australian Field Bakery on a Greek island near the Turkish coast. C00898 ‘A  cruiser disturbed us early this morning which was shelling the enemy trenches from a position off Kaba Tepe while another was firing a way inland from a  …

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  • Friday 11th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 11 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 soldiers sit beside a pile of empty tins cutting up barbed wire for jam tin bombs. The bombs were made near the beach, a spot popularly known as the 'bomb factory' near Anzac Cove. G00267 ‘We have been troubled with a very strong wind again and between the flies* and the …

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  • Thursday 10th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Thursday 10 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.  An artillery man in his dugout at Gallipoli. J02722 ‘The wind has been blowing a gale all day. We have not been troubled with the enemy artillery from Kaba Tepe again today, there may be some truth in something we heard about a T.B.D going in close to Kaba Tepe Point on Tuesday …

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  • Wednesday 9th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Wednesday 9 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 line of soldiers of an unidentified unit of the 2nd Australian Division carrying full equipment, moving to a forward position at Anzac. P02905.002  ‘A very strong wind has been blowing the dust about all day in great clouds. Met Ken Walker this afternoon and got what news he …

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  • Tuesday 8th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Tuesday 8 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.  British Monitor, either HMS Severn or Mersey, in port on the East coast of Africa. P01236.012  ‘Feeling a bit off colour and did not turn out till midday. Things very quiet again today. A new monitor type of battleship made its appearance here today and created a deal of …

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  • Monday 7th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Monday 7 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. AIF troops attending an auction at Brown's Dip at Lone Pine of Imbros Island canteen stores held by the 23rd Battalion, AIF. H14018 ‘Things have been very quiet, one of our aeroplanes has been flying around a great deal today. A canteen boat has put in an appearance from which we …

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  • Sunday 6th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Sunday 6 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. AIF troops bathing at Anzac Beach with Allied shipping in the background. H16605 ‘The enemies batteries of artillery in the Olive Grove have been very active and have been troubling us a great deal, especially Beachy Bill who has kept her attention on Brighton beach and those who …

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  • Saturday 5th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Saturday 5 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 collection of shells collected from Anzac Beach that failed to explode upon hitting the water. In the centre is a 11 inch shell from the German battle cruiser Goeben, beside which are two 4.2 inch shells fired from the Turkish gun known as 'Beachy Bill' and two smaller 12 pounders.…

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  • Friday 4th June 1915- Diary of HV Reynolds

    Friday 4 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. An Indian Mountain Battery in action at the back of Quinn's Post at Anzac Cove. A03150 ‘Our battleships put in an appearance again off Cape Helles where they have been keeping up a terrific bombardment of the enemy positions. A big infantry action has been in progress at Cape …

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