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

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29/6/15 Interviewed Genl Russell + reported movement on Snipers nest, sent sketch + asked permission to send out party tomorrow night to reconnoitre + capture + destroy position - permission granted. Also suggested extension of No 1 outpost. personally pointed out position to Genl Russell who sanctioned work to proceed at once This should greatly strengthen our position Trenches being deepened + strengthened along the whole Sub section + communication between A + B round Cliff Edge being carried out Detailed Lieut Hamlin in charge of party to capture Snipers nest. Sent him with Major Scott to reconnoitre position from No 5 sap + trenches in Walkers Ridge, then personally accompanied him to No 1 outpost to reconnoitre position from there as this quarter seems best mode of approach. Discussed scheme fully + gave him instructions Landed as per 11/6/15 26 556 Effective 14 390 MGS detached 1 24 MGS detached on duty

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Wounded 8 54 Killed 5 Missing 1 Retd to Heliopolis 6 Retd to units 3 attached 2 1 26 556 [page 78]