Item 03: Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett telegrams, 1915 - Page 69

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[Telegram form – The Eastern Telegraph Company, Limited. Alexandria Station. Dated 23 Aug. 1915. 207 words]
[Report of the Anzac attack on Lone Pine, 6th – 10th Aug. by Ashmead Bartlett.
This was a combined operation with the British landing at Suvla Bay, see page 88]
R.T.P. Cable 2
Daily Telegraph London
Cable two section [one] August twelveth     while the new landing was being successfully carried out in Anafarta Bay [by British forces] the Australian and New Zealand Corps at Anzac reinforced by the 13th Division of the New Army the 29th Infantry Brigade and the Indian Brigade has been engaged in a desperate struggle to obtain possession of the main ridge running north east from the Anzac position stop the ground over which the Australian and New Zealand Corps the 13th Division and other reinforcements had to operated has been discribed so often that no further discription is needed here stop no troops have ever been called upon to make an advance over more difficult and broken country
ashmead Bartlett Radcliffe censor
[Major Delme Radcliffe]

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