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

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10/6/15 Working parties under Major Todd fixing up + digging + improving trenches Walker's Ridge Visited Brigadier + showed him plans - Enemy shelling beach -

M.G.S detailed 6 men to report to Capt. Wallingford for MG. emplacements. No 47 pte Cook A.J. M.G.S. wounded in head. 4 men detailed off as scouts + snipers -

11/6/15 Quiet day - Visited right of our line + met Col Lyon Johnson, Capt Peck, Major Denton DSO Lieut Parry Capt Dixon [...] + inspected their trenches + obtained splendid views + information of position - also visited Major Bessell Browne + his battery officers Capt Rodgers Lieut P. Edwards + others + inspected Gun emplacements retd to camp at 3.15 pm - Warned C Sqdn for Duty tomorrow Inlying picquet at 7 pm Landed 24 478 650 Edgar transfd from 9th 1 Reinforcements 1 51 MGS 1 26 26 556

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Effective 17 459 = 476 Sick 2 26 Wounded 7 53 Killed + missing 5 Duty MGS 4 Retd to units 3 Heliopolis 6 9 26 556 [Page 42]