State Library of NSW
28.6.15Mon. 28th. Just before 2 oclock this morning our sappers at Quinn's Post exploded a mine under the Turkish trenches damage unknown to me. Soon after sunrise a cruiser accompanied by 16 torpedoes boats steamed across from Imbros Island & joined several other warboats a few miles to the South of us & opened up the heaviest bombardment I have seen. The hill they were bombarding appeared one huge cloud of smoke & dust every gun carried on ships took part in the bombardment from the 15 inch shells to the 4 inch on the Torpedo boats. At one oclock this afternoon the 9th Btn. & B Sqd. of the 6th Light Horse who are on our extreme right charged the Turkish positions along the coast, the charge was principally made to keep as many Turks here as
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