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

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2/7/15 Forty miners detached not yet returned - A perfect hail of shot + shell all round + a heavy thunderous din of big guns from Southern Zone. Enemy more vigilant + enterprising than usual Enquiry held on absence of L/Corpl Kyngdon + forwarded to H Qrs. Improvement of trenches + posts + communications progressing - Shortage of Officers + men a serious drawback Sickness still prevalent. No fresh meat for over a week Special efforts taken to keep down enemy snipers. Landed as per 11/6/15 26 556 Effective 14 381 MGS detached 1 23 MGS Detached on duty 4 Sick in bivouac 18

Sick in               Hospital                              1          60

Wounded 8 54 Killed 5 Missing 1 Retd to Heliopolis 6 to units 3 9 attached 2 1 26 556 [Page 84]