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

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15/6/15 Written to Bde HQrs suggesting appointment to Commissions of Sergt Major Love + Sergt Sanderson + urging seriousness of present position in re officers - Seaplane been flying most of the morning Monitor opened fire at 10.30 am - Lieut Rowan + 2 other officers of B Sqdn to take charge of 100 other ranks from A Sqdn as inlying picquet in trenches Walker's Ridge both Major Todd + Hon Cap McMasters on special duty + no other officers in A Sqdn private report on Hon Cap McMasters asked for + given, also report asked for from McMasters, on complaint from APM Heliopolis.

                                                      officers    others

Landed as per Details 11/6/15 26 556

Effective officers others

                                  16          458           =          16  458

Sick 2 31 Wounded 8 49 Killed 4 Missing 1 Duty MGS 4 Retd Heliopolis 6

 "    to units                                   3                       10   98          =    26    556

Bivouack heavily shelled. time to now read 1 to 24 from midnight 15/6/15 [Page 48]