Item 03: Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett telegrams, 1915 - Page 61

You are here


[Page 61]

[Telegram form marked Seven/2-]
[Continuation of Ashmead Bartlett's report of the action of 12th/13th July at Cape Helles]
Daily Telegraph London
July fourteenth section sixth. for a few minutes it looked as if the redoubt might give some trouble but the Scots never gave the Turks a chance swarming up the escarpment on all sides and jumping in on top to settle the arguement with the bayonet stop for an hour and a half parties of Turks held out at various points and the fighting was continuous and furious but our artillery made such a curtain of shrapnel that his reserves never had a chance of counterattacking stop thus at sunset on the twelveth the 157 Brigade had captured all the works assigned to [it]
Ashmead Bartlett

This page has its status set to Completed and is no longer transcribable.