Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 121

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over the parapets of the castle is a straight drop of 400 ft to the ground or rather the
town below.
The Castle has only been taken once and that by strategy. Charles Randolph with 31
men climbed up this hillside, (though heaven alone knows how they did it) surprised the
guard and took possession.
By the road entrance to get to the castle proper you have to go through 7 very massive
gates. This

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