Item 03: Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett telegrams, 1915 - Page 82

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[Continuation of Ashmead Bartlett's report of the Anzac attack on Lone Pine, of 6th – 10th Aug]
R.T.P. Daily Telegraph London
Cable three section five stop throughout the whole of Saturday August seventh the struggle [censor's deletion] went on without intermission and finally the New Zealand Infantry Brigade gained a good deal of ground but were finally held up [censor's deletion] by rifle and machine gun fire stop on Sunday the eighth our men began their [censor's deletion] advance up the steep slopes at dawn [two lines deleted by censor] stop the Turks came out from cover gallantly and made a charge [censor's deletion] from both ends and from the reverse slopes of the ridge stop Many fell in this attack but the survivors actually closed on the intrepid Colonials with bayonet and the buts of their rifles endeavouring to
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