A submarine patrolling off the beach at Anzac - submarines, both friendly & enemy,
were regular visitors off Gallipoli.
[Courtesy of Australian War Memorial - P04173.003]
Tuesday 9th Nov
It looks overcast to-day. This afternoon I went along to Y.M.C.A. Canteen to get cakes for Headquarters. Every day I will make this trip now & let the different units of our Brigade take the goods secured.
[Courtesy of State Library of New South Wales - William Sparkes diary]
(Captain Alan Percy Crisp, temporary O/C 7th Battery)
Battery did not fire. One man sent to Hospital sick.
(Major Francis Augustus Hughes, temporary O/C 3rd Field Artillery Brigade)
0830 Gun from direction of SCRUBBY KNOLL firing towards 7th.Battery.
0930 Considerable amount of movement at Machine Gun emplacement on GABA TEPE Trenches.
0940 9th.Battery engaged Gun emplacement on GABA TEPE Trenches.
1150 Received message from 3rd.Bde.F.A., Headquarters re submarine sighted off GABA TEPE.
1210 Gun from OLIVE GROVE firing towards BEACH.