Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 133

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Apr. 25 Sun.
Australians in action.
Rotten day – Pretty warm & sandstorm blowing best part of the day – Managed to get a couple of hours "shut eye" in the afternoon .
Although we have had occasional hot days the real hot weather only appears to be just beginning.
Information obtained on Friday from wounded on foll. Friday:- 1st Division in transports lying off north coast of Gallipoli Peninsular at Dardanelles with British, Canadian & French Troops landed at 4 a.m. this morning & beat back the Turks over mountainous country, several miles – 700 Australians said to have been killed & 2300 wounded – See Friday.

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