Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs personal diaries, Vol. I (25 April 1915 to 14 January 1916)

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& they had heavy losses owing I think to not being properly entrenched. Our ship's heavily shelled Enemy about 5/30 p.m. Heard today that Charlie BARNES was killed 4/30 p.m. Tuesday after most gallant conduct. Quieter day today. Friday Apl. 30. More comfortable today. Hut protected by overhead sand bag cover from S.Fire. very fine moonlight at night - Heavy shell fire directed on our ships from direction of DARDANELLES Ship's repd including MAJESTIC. TRIUMPH. PRINCE OF WALES. QUEEN flagships of Admiral Thursby. DORIS BACHANNTE. LONDON & occasionally QUEEN ELIZABETH. There was a good deal of firing during night but no attack by Turks [Page] 11