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The Indian Mule Corps

Throughout the Gallipoli campaign the Indian Mule Corps played an important part for it was to them that we trusted all our supplies of ammunition, water, food and necessary timbers being punctually brought to the firing lines, many of which were situated on almost precipitated & inaccessible mountains. But these were cut away, & suitable roads were made for mule & foot transport. Mules were certainly very stubborn and sometimes unmanageable. I have seen them to be so troublesome that the Indians lost all control, & so mule, transport and all have tumbled head first over the cliff. They never seemed to be hurt but

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