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

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1/6/15. Relieved Major Todd + 4 officers from Quinns at 11 am by Major JB Scott + 3 officers + 100 others- Wrote report of Sortie from Quinns on 30th_ ult + forwarded to Bde H Qrs recommending special mention of all ranks- (Reported to 3rd L H Bde H Qrs + inspected bivouack.) [(.) crossed out] Machine gun section of 1 officer + 22 others reported + retd to our bivouack- 2/6/15 Reported to 3rd L H Bde H Qrs + inspected bivouack. Major Scott + party returned from Quinns at 2 pm Beach + Shrapnell Gully heavily sniped + shelled + several casualties. Turks busily engaged entrenching on left flank of Walker's ridge. Our gun being placed in position of Walker's ridge to engage enemys guns W. All the reg in bivouack ready to move to Walker's ridge. Our gun being placed in position on Walkder's ridge to engage enemy guns W- All the reqd_ re bivouack ready for move to Walker's ridge. Quiet day- Just heard of death of Major JB Mills from wounds. 3/6/15 Detailed 100 men + 2 officers under Major Todd to march to + prepare new bivouack at Walker's ridge at 3 am. Spent day reorganiizing + getting records + states prepared- + cleaning camp preparatory to vacating same. Sent 3rd L H Bde H Qrs return showing Horses + men left at Heliopolis. [Page 28]