Item 01: Sam Norris war diary, 1 February 1915 -1 May 1915 - Page 80

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Although the bullets were strays they fell like rain upon the ground the S.M. lead us over. We returned down a gully safely. Goldsmith was struck upwards through the right eye & in the arm whilst we were lying flat after a rush. (Got very tired rushing with equipment & rifle to carry.) Took G. to the Red + base. On the way the poor fellow managed to sing us a verse of a song. Helped the beach party to carry ammunition.


Went into the firing line on right flank. We had retired on Sunday night back to the first ridge & entrenched. Helped to dig

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