Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 77
a thousand years old looked good as new.
Zoo very pretty. Fine lot of Giraffes, Hippo's Rhinoceros
While out riding got a kick from horse. went to hospital. Came out of hospital and entrained for Alexandria as infantry reinforcements. Arrived & embarked on "Lutzow" for Dardenelles May 16th 15.
Landed "Anzac" under shrapnel fire from enemy May 20th 15
Took up our position
Dug in & established a signal station. Our position in Shrapnel Gully A regular death trap. The snipers bad. Went away sick