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the firing line & I saw on my way up my friend Alan Mitchell coming back wounded. Some of us reinforced Quinn's Post Courtney's Post & Pope's Hill from which hill a platoon was ordered to reinforce Walker's Ridge.
Captn. Wilson was killed here & we encountered very severe fighting which was mostly open. After 3 days we were reinforced by by the N.Z.s & the various units were mustered. During the first few days of may we attacked hill in front of Popes & draw reinforcements & to relieve the strain at Cape Hellas. We accomplished our objective with heavy casualties & had to retire the following evening
Tues.18 & Wed 19. Bombardment of Scrapnel Gully by Turks

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