Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs personal diaries, Vol. I (25 April 1915 to 14 January 1916)
weather comes in & communication with Ships is cut off. by 8 a.m. 4500 rounds. ? & 9 guns ashore. Had Conference of C/Os to see if any thing further could be done to improve situation by pushing out F.G.B.s on Guns we came to the conclusion that no more could be done at present. Apl. 28. Wednesday. Great deal heavy firing all along the line during last night up to 10 p.m. Beach bombarded with Shrapnell & a good deal of Sniping from Turks inside & out of our lines, & I believe some of our men firing into our own lines the position of which at present seems rather confused. It is a lovely spring morning. At 5.30 a.m. visited 2nd F.A.Bd- position & had Gun emplacements improved. 1 Gun was Shifted to Valley [Page] 7.