Item 01: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 14 September 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 74

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April 24 Saturday 1915
Tents pulled down & insides cleaned & disinfected in morning planting flowers & making up garden
Afternoon Half Holiday.
Col Cox & Major Fuller went out with Brigadier Ryrie tonight
Clipping Horses throughout the regiment

April 25 Sunday 1915
French Fete in Cairo [indecipherable] Gun 75 to Church Parade this morning
Australians landed at Anzac Cove.
Major Fuller having his horse clipped
Went to Service tonight Rev. Robertson preached.
Col Cox & Major Fuller went for trip up the Nile.

April 26 Monday 1915
Mounted parade in morning
Australia mail closed 4 PM posted letters for Major Fuller & also to M & mother.
The Australians fought like tigers & died like heroes. The stories of this maiden fight will be ever remembered by those of us who came later to reinforce.
[ References to landing at Gallipoli are in darker print than rest of text showing that these references were added later. ]

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