Monday, 21 September 2015

21st September 1915


Turkish soldiers in a covered shelter at Kanle Sirt (Plateau 400), on which the 7th Battery
continued to fire throughout September 195, in retaliation for the bombardment of 
Australian trenches at Lone Pine (below).



Tuesday 21st Sept 

The same. We had a lot of shelling to-day.











Sept. 21
(Lieutenant Sydney Francis Hodgens, temporary O/C 7th Battery)

07.30 No. 3 gun fired 4 rds. P.S. (at range of 950x) at enemy’s parapets on crest of PLATEAU 400, N. end of SURPRISE GULLY Sq. 68-B-6, in retaliation to enemy’s gun firing at LONESOME PINE.  Effect – Parapets damaged.

1120 Party digging earthworks at 55-K-5.  Engaged by 9th Battery.

1750 No. 3 gun fired 3 rds. P.S. at same target as engaged at 0730 causing further damage to parapets.  Retaliation for gun firing one LONESOME PINE.

15.50 Party engaged on earthworks on GUN RIDGE, Sq. 68-S-2.

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