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of the cliffs, as relief to the 8th & 10th Light Horse. I will never forget our second night in this position. Seven of us were put in a secret sap or trench running at an angle across the front line towards the Turks trenches 40 yds. away. It may be necessary to explain that men in a secret sap are not allowed to talk or fire. If the man nearest the Turks hears anything suspicious he passes word to the next man & from man to man word is passed in whispers back to the firing line. The sap is very narrow and shallow, and on the night in question, we were sitting with our knees touching our chins from 7 p.m. till 7 a.m. the next morning, a bitterly cold breeze

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