Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 47

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positions. To place guns there to my untrained eye would seem impossible but by means of specially made roads the guns were easily dragged to their destination by our gunners who tied ropes to the axles & hundreds of strong arms soon pulled the guns to the summit.
The supply depot was continually being shelled as well as the 16th Battalion whose exposed target made an easy mark for the enemy. The fourth Light Horse was [indecipherable] but the water was scarce. Their mules whose possy was situated at the entrance suffered heavily from shell fire but they did excellent work. We suffered innumerable hardships in fatique parties

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