Item 01: Sam Norris war diary, 1 February 1915 -1 May 1915 - Page 76

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dug by the Turks. It was half full of water but we did not mind lying down in it. Heavy firing in the centre of the line. We were on the extreme right. Crawled out of trench & joined a few others. Everybody had lost their original platoons. Lt. Holland got us into a bit of a panic by saying we were cut off & the Turks were just a few yards ahead. We fixed bayonets & a few of us rushed down the hill but there were no Turks. Rushed back & lay flat. Holland now struck in the forehead. Another officer came up & led us towards the left. Men constantly dropping. Joined supports to

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