Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 92

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Imbros is an island situated directly opposite Anzac at a distance of about fourteen miles, and further south lay the island of [indecipherable] which was of no military value but of interest as being a visiting place of St. Paul.

Imbros, however, was far more important as a military base containing a most suitable harbour as well as supplies of fruit and groceries. It was the headquarters of Sir Ian Hamilton & also of the aeroplanes, & was the sheltering place for the warships and transports. A bakery was erected there from which all supplies of bread were obtained.

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