|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A soldier carrying water in two kerosene tins. While mules and donkeys were available for ...
A soldier carrying water in two kerosene tins. While mules and donkeys were available for transport purposes from the outset of the campaign on the Gallipoli Peninsula, the men at Anzac Cove sometimes had to carry rations and water to the trenches. This task was physically very draining. Water supplies were more of a problem around Anzac Cove than food. Nevertheless, on the first day after landing, water was carried from the beach up most of the gullies, and by the second evening 20 shallow wells had been sunk in the vicinity.