Item 03: Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett telegrams, 1915 - Page 183

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[Page 183]

[Telegram form – marked five/2]
[Continuation of Ashmead Bartlet's report on the second combined British/Anzac operations at Suvla Bay and Lone Pine, 21st August]
Daily Telegraph London R.T.P.

Cable six section five [three lines deleted by censor] for the bombardment which was to proceed the attack the battleships [censor's deletion] moved in closer to the shore supported by the cruisers [censor's deletion] and several monitors stop exactly at three pm on August twenty first the first gun was fired and for half an hour we witnessed another of those terrible bombardments which have become commonplace on this bloody soil stop

Ashmead Bartlett / Maxwell Censor

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