Turkish troops in a front line trench, 1915.
[Courtesy of Sydney Morning Herald]
Saturday 18th Sept
[Courtesy of State Library of New South Wales - William Sparkes diary]
(Lieutenant Sydney Francis Hodgens, temporary O/C 7th Battery)
0900 No. 3 gun fired 1 rd P.S. (at range of 950x) at "Battlements", on crest of PLATEAU 400, at N. end of SURPRISE GULLY, Sq. 68-b-6, causing slight damage to parapet.
0930 Earthworks under construction Sq. 68-B-6.
17.15 to 17.45 Turkish gun commenced firing at LONESOME PINE and shortly afterwards