(Contd.) cream cheese – wine - crystallized pears & plums, chocolate &c. couldn't eat any ship's tea – quaint little Greek village – Field Hospital – 3rd Brigade ashore. Generals leave to make reconnaissance on Dardanelles.
Apr. 14 – Whole Battalion go ashore in boats, me one of crew rowing all morning. Went to H.M.S. Hussar with mail & A.O. With 6 sick relieved at 2 p.m. had snack & rested. Becoming expert oarsman.
15 – Went ashore & had a swim. Rowed over to see the Dreadnought – H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth. She has 8 15" guns & 12 small guns. Also saw H.M.S. London.