Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 54

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Anzac Beach

The name of Anzac will bequeath an heritage of honour to be handed down to future generations of the Australian & New Zealand people. Innumerable deeds of bravery, of heroic sacrifice & of mutual friendships some of which are [indecipherable], forgotten, were committed there on the memorable 25th April 1915. The beach is narrow & at 60 feet from the waters edge, hills of a very steep incline rise to a considerable height, covered in thick gorse & brambles giving it a very rugged appearance. During the early days all the necessaires of warfare were packed up on the beach & hillside, - all equipment, supply food stores, guns, wood, and ambulance

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