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

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26/6/15 contd Heavy Shell fire at intervals throughout day + our Gun boat did excellent shooting at Turks trenches near No 1 outpost at about 1900 - Landed as per 11/6/15 officers others 26 556 Effective 14 399 MGS detached 1 23 MGS detached on Duty 4 Sick 18

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Wounded 8 52 Killed 5 Missing 1 Retd to Heliopolis 6 to units 3 9 Attached 2 1 26 556 Heaviest engagement on Walkers. 500 shells fell in about 170 yds perimeter 8th suffered - heavily - 27/6/15 Inspected N of outpost. Obtained permission from Capt Shera to complete outer trench on left to join up with front fire trench. Work started. Also join fire trench on right front, with track leading up from bivouack Have further scheme to occupy + trench continuation of ridge, leading towards Snipers ridge Inspected B section from Barricade + suggested improvements to be put in hand at once Trench dug to Cossack post + water guard + post improved - Communication being cut along edge of cliff between A + B sections Inspected B section + ordered improvements [Page 72]