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[Page 278]

October, 1915
Wednesday 6
Re ANZACS The following words from a despatch are worth repeating
" They never salute, but are always cheerful.
" They are only half dressed
" Their language is appalling
" But they always go on
[indecipherable] to heat, shorts & boots were & saved washing [this sentence enclosed in circle]
No news from ANZACS of importance the Mohammed Schoolmaster in [indecipherable]
says –
"Allah created the Englishman "mad":-
they think so still at the idea of forcing the Dardanelles but we will see!! no doubt it has been an awful muddle & if the Bulgarians join the Turks well !!!!!

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