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[Page 197]

[Telegram form – marked Eleven/2]
[Continuation of Ashmead Bartlet's report on the second combined British/Anzac operations at Suvla Bay and Lone Pine, 21st August]
Daily Telegraph London R.T.P.

Cable six section eleven stop in the night it was decided it would be impossible to hold the hill in daylight and the order was given for the troops to withdraw to their positions stop nothing whatever will lessen the glory of the final charge of England's Yeomen stop Thus ended this great fight [censor's deletion – wherein in spite of so much gallantry not even the Old Guard and the Yeomen failed to pierce the Turkish line] stop However the troops at Anzac achieved some successes the fifth Australian Infantry Brigade finally driving the enemy from Hill sixty whilst our whole line was linked up with a trench line instead of isolated posts stop
ashmead bartlett / Capt Maxwell Censor

[Transcribed by Peter Mayo for the State Library of New South Wales]

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