Wednesday, 16 September 2015

16th September 1915

Soldiers carrying out Quartermaster's fatigue duty at Anzac Cove - the fatigue duties
 on the Gallipoli Peninsula made heavy demands on the men's physical strength (below).

16th Sept Thursday 

A fine day. Felt tired after going to Ordnance yesterday to get articles indented etc.

Sept. 16
(Lieutenant Sydney Francis Hodgens, temporary O/C 7th Battery)

09.00 Party working at new earthworks Sq. 55-K-5 – Engaged by 9th Battery.

18.15 No. 3 gun fired 5 rds P.S (at range of 760x) at sand-bag wall screening probable Machine Gun emplacement (Sq. 68-B-8) pointed out by Major Ross, 3rd Infantry Bge. + desired destroyed by him.  Retaliation for gun firing on LONESOME PINE.  Wall entirely demolished.

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