Major A.J. Love, First World War Gallipoli diary

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9/6/15 Plan of Anzac position by Playne + Brockman recd, but trenches still to be inserted - Regt detailed as inlying picquet for 24 hrs. 1 Sqdn (B) to be in trenches remainder of regt in bivouack from 7 pm today till 7 pm tomorrow

- Major Todd will take charge of working party tomorrow on communication trenches

Fatigues 24 all ranks from A Sqdn to remove a tank - also working party of 30 from C Sqdn for sapping - Monitor opened fire on Turkish trenches this afternoon. Inspected inlying picquuet also B Sqdn in trenches + reported to Col Meldrum. Parade state shows

        Landed                                              officers    others

including MGS +

   4th reinforcements                                    26,555                 26,555

Effectives 17 457 sick 2 26 wounded 7 54 Effectives Killed 3 17 officers Missing 2 457 others Duty MGS 4 Retd to units 3

  "        Heliopolis                                 6          9    98          Total       26,555 [Page 40]