Burgis war diary, 26 June - 29 October 1915 / Frederick Carrington Burgis - Page 34

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turned on an enfilading fire from both sides. Being so weak after heavy casualties suffered, a retirement was necessary, but lack of reinforcements, and a badly arranged attack were responsible for the true position our men were left in. The 8th & 10th Light Horse suffered severely also before we relieved them at Walkers Ridge.

25th. At this time, Sept., I got a slight shell shock and was sent from Gallipoli to Lemnos to on the Hospital ship "Glenart Castle". From the highest Officer down to the galley cook we received the greatest kindness and attention on this boat. Leaving the "Glenart Castle" at

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