Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs personal diaries, Vol. I (25 April 1915 to 14 January 1916)

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me to raise platform No 3 Gun HUGHES Batty that against my advice Gen BRIDGES some time ago insisted on me lowering. It appears we are being attacked by a new CONSTANTINOPLE Division under VON LINDEMAN - we have been fighting all day, there has been a continuous cannonade. The Turks appear to be getting ready for another attack tonight.They have brought six new Batteries[ ] some of them apparently heavier than anything here before. Our casualties so far have been light, but the Turks must have been very heavy. I am told at least 2000 dead are in sight - no doubt we shall be again attacked but our men are in the best of spirits & appear utterly unconcerned [Page] 36