William Fenwick Roscoe First World War - Diary 31 Oct 1914 - 24 Jan 1914

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Monday April 19th Transferred from SS Ionian to SS Devahra preparing to move Thursday April 22 Transhipped to Torpedo Destroyer HMS Ribble getting accustomed to position Saturday April 24 Steamed out of Mudross 2 pm Anchored behind Imbross. Boarded Destroyer at 11 30 pm Sunday April 25 Left Destroyer to enter life Boats men previously killed on Destroyer, pulled for shore under very heavy fire. Jumped out of boat neck deep in water, thought my last hour was at hand. Eventually waded ashore, our boat fourteen wounded three killed [Page 14]