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

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2/8/15 Shallow trench for sentry group, between machine guns + in front of trench permitted + work carried out. Improvements to trenches pointed out personally + discussed with Capt Shera, Engineers - 300 sand bags obtained - Iron for bomb proofs + traverses + recesses in sap heads 2 3. 4. + 5 not permitted. Enemy shelling as usual - Sickness still prevalent + all ranks with 40% less vigor + stamina, than when landed. Landed as per 1/8/15 29 617 Effective 14 362 Detached Depot 1

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Sick Hospital 3 142 Wounded 8 53 Killed 1 8 Missing 1 Retd to units 3 Heliopolis 6 9 Attached 2 1 29 617 Capt OF Piesse to hospital sick [Page 146]