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1st Sept. 1915

Still a little 'seedy' with pains in the stomach. Wrote  a long letter home.

Attack made on the left flank close to our dugouts. Started 7.25 p.m.

finished about 9 p.m. Shall never forget it.

2nd Sept.

Has nasty pains in the stomach all day. Took 4 B.P. No sleep. Nothing to

note of much consequence.

3rd Sept

Wrote a long letter home also one to Rice's . Nothing unusual except got a

mule shot in shoulder near ration dump.

4th Sept.

Battalion came from trenches to rest camp for rest, arrived about 12

midnight. Nothing unusual occurred. Usual shelling.

5th Sept. Sunday.

Had good nights rest- the B, pills seem to have out me right. Went to 

Battalion's rest camp 6.30 a.m. issued grub. Saw to several other things

(sanitary) found nearly all the officers and men as fast asleep as a church

-don't look so bad as last time when they came down for rest. Went over

again about 10.30 a.m. Had a chat with all officers. Dining there at 6 p.m.

tonight. They say today's Sunday- the Turks shelled ridge south of our

camp, commencing about 5 a.m. Our guns replied with heavy fire for about an

hour- earth fairly shook. Not at all a peaceful day - shells falling all

around, doesn't seem safe anywhere. Karl Roberts not well- looks very

haggard and worn, went to hospital today also Elford Roberts.

9 p.m. Both sides seem very quiet, although there are lots of gun flashes

from Achi Baba and enemy continually drop star shells above out main

position (ridge) but scarcely fire. Shelled from 7.30 to 5 a.m. landing

beach. Received two letters and two bundles of papers.

6th Sept.

Very quiet day about base camp- shells from enemy fell rather thick for a

short time this morning and evening- not much harm done as usual, got 2

eggs per man from A.S.C.

7th Sept.

Wrote letter to wife in answer to those I  got on 6th. 11.15 a.m. Shells

falling around our camp at time of writing this. Day passed quietly. Usual

shells at intervals . Wrote Florence Troughton.

                              -5-





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1st Sept. 1915

Still a little 'seedy' with pains in the stomach. Wrote  a long letter home.

Attack made on the left flank close to our dugouts. Started 7.25 p.m.

finished about 9 p.m. Shall never forget it.

2nd Sept.

Has nasty pains in the stomach all day. Took 4 B.P. No sleep. Nothing to

note of much consequence.

3rd Sept

Wrote a long letter home also one to Rice's . Nothing unusual except got a

mule shot in shoulder near ration dump.

4th Sept.

Battalion came from trenches to rest camp for rest, arrived about 12

midnight. Nothing unusual occurred. Usual shelling.

5th Sept. Sunday.

Had good nights rest- the B, pills seem to have out me right. Went to 

Battalion's rest camp 6.30 a.m. issued grub. Saw to several other things

(sanitary) found nearly all the officers and men as fast asleep as a church

-don't look so bad as last time when they came down for rest. Went over

again about 10.30 a.m. Had a chat with all officers. Dining there at 6 p.m.

tonight. They say today's Sunday- the Turks shelled ridge south of our

camp, commencing about 5 a.m. Our guns replied with heavy fire for about an

hour- earth fairly shook. Not at all a peaceful day - shells falling all

around, doesn't seem safe anywhere. Karl Roberts not well- looks very

haggard and worn, went to hospital today also Elford Roberts.

9 p.m. Both sides seem very quiet, although there are lots of gun flashes

from Achi Baba and enemy continually drop star shells above out main

position (ridge) but scarcely fire. Shelled from 7.30 to 5 a.m. landing

beach. Received two letters and two bundles of papers.

6th Sept.

Very quiet day about base camp- shells from enemy fell rather thick for a

short time this morning and evening- not much harm done as usual, got 2

eggs per man from A.S.C.

7th Sept.

Wrote letter to wife in answer to those I  got on 6th. 11.15 a.m. Shells

falling around our camp at time of writing this. Day passed quietly. Usual

shells at intervals . Wrote Florence Troughton.

                              -5-






Transcription history
  • June 6, 2017 21:46:02 Annick Rodriguez

    1st Sept. 1915

    Still a little 'seedy' with pains in the stomach. Wrote  a long letter home.

    Attack made on the left flank close to our dugouts. Started 7.25 p.m.

    finished about 9 p.m. Shall never forget it.

    2nd Sept.

    Has nasty pains in the stomach all day. Took 4 B.P. No sleep. Nothing to

    note of much consequence.

    3rd Sept

    Wrote a long letter home also one to Rice's . Nothing unusual except got a

    mule shot in shoulder near ration dump.

    4th Sept.

    Battalion came from trenches to rest camp for rest, arrived about 12

    midnight. Nothing unusual occurred. Usual shelling.

    5th Sept. Sunday.

    Had good nights rest- the B, pills seem to have out me right. Went to 

    Battalion's rest camp 6.30 a.m. issued grub. Saw to several other things

    (sanitary) found nearly all the officers and men as fast asleep as a church

    -don't look so bad as last time when they came down for rest. Went over

    again about 10.30 a.m. Had a chat with all officers. Dining there at 6 p.m.

    tonight. They say today's Sunday- the Turks shelled ridge south of our

    camp, commencing about 5 a.m. Our guns replied with heavy fire for about an

    hour- earth fairly shook. Not at all a peaceful day - shells falling all

    around, doesn't seem safe anywhere. Karl Roberts not well- looks very

    haggard and worn, went to hospital today also Elford Roberts.

    9 p.m. Both sides seem very quiet, although there are lots of gun flashes

    from Achi Baba and enemy continually drop star shells above out main

    position (ridge) but scarcely fire. Shelled from 7.30 to 5 a.m. landing

    beach. Received two letters and two bundles of papers.

    6th Sept.

    Very quiet day about base camp- shells from enemy fell rather thick for a

    short time this morning and evening- not much harm done as usual, got 2

    eggs per man from A.S.C.

    7th Sept.

    Wrote letter to wife in answer to those I  got on 6th. 11.15 a.m. Shells

    falling around our camp at time of writing this. Day passed quietly. Usual

    shells at intervals . Wrote Florence Troughton.

                                  -5-





  • June 6, 2017 21:43:35 Annick Rodriguez

    1st Sept. 1915

    Still a little 'seedy' with pains in the stomach. Wrote  a long letter home.

    Attack made on the left flank close to our dugouts. Started 7.25 p.m.

    finished about 9 p.m. Shall never forget it.

    2nd Sept.

    Has nasty pains in the stomach all day. Took 4 B.P. No sleep. Nothing to

    note of much consequence.

    3rd Sept

    Wrote a long letter home also one to Rice's . Nothing unusual except got a

    mule shot in shoulder near ration dump.

    4th Sept.

    Battalion came from trenches to rest camp for rest, arrived about 12

    midnight. Nothing unusual occurred. Usual shelling.

    5th Sept. Sunday.

    Had good nights rest- the B, pills seem to have out me right. Went to 

    Battalion's rest camp 6.30 a.m. issued grub. Saw to several other things

    (sanitary) found nearly all the officers and men as fast asleep as a church

    -don't look so bad as last time when they came down for rest. Went over

    again about 10.30 a.m. Had a chat with all officers. Dining there at 6 p.m.

    tonight. They say today's Sunday- the Turks shelled ridge south of our

    camp, commencing about 5 a.m. Our guns replied with heavy fire for about an

    hour- earth fairly shook. Not at all a peaceful day - shells falling all

    around, doesn't seem safe anywhere. Karl Roberts not well- looks very

    haggard and worn, went to hospital today also Elford Roberts.

    9 p.m. Both sides seem very quiet, although there are lots of gun flashes

    from Achi Baba and enemy continually drop star shells above out main

    position (ridge) but scarcely fire. Shelled from 7.30 to 5 a.m. landing

    beach. Received two letters and two bundles of papers.







  • June 6, 2017 21:41:52 Annick Rodriguez

    1st Sept. 1915

    Still a little 'seedy' with pains in the stomach. Wrote  a long letter home.

    Attack made on the left flank close to our dugouts. Started 7.25 p.m.

    finished about 9 p.m. Shall never forget it.

    2nd Sept.

    Has nasty pains in the stomach all day. Took 4 B.P. No sleep. Nothing to

    note of much consequence.

    3rd Sept

    Wrote a long letter home also one to Rice's . Nothing unusual except got a

    mule shot in shoulder near ration dump.

    4th Sept.

    Battalion came from trenches to rest camp for rest, arrived about 12

    midnight. Nothing unusual occurred. Usual shelling.

    5th Sept. Sunday.

    Had good nights rest- the B, pills seem to have out me right. Went to 

    Battalion's rest camp 6.30 a.m. issued grub. Saw to several other things

    (sanitary) found nearly all the officers and men as fast asleep as a church

    -don't look so bad as last time when they came down for rest. Went over

    again about 10.30 a.m. Had a chat with all officers. Dining there at 6 p.m.

    tonight. They say today's Sunday- the Turks shelled ridge south of our

    camp, commencing about 5 a.m. Our guns replied with heavy fire for about an

    hour- earth fairly shook. Not at all a peaceful day - shells falling all

    around, doesn't seem safe anywhere. Karl Roberts not well- looks very

    haggard and worn, went to hospital today also Elford Roberts.

    9 p.m. Both sides seem very quiet, although there are lots of gun flashes






  • June 6, 2017 21:39:09 Annick Rodriguez

    1st Sept. 1915

    Still a little 'seedy' with pains in the stomach. Wrote  a long letter home.

    Attack made on the left flank close to our dugouts. Started 7.25 p.m.

    finished about 9 p.m. Shall never forget it.

    2nd Sept.

    Has nasty pains in the stomach all day. Took 4 B.P. No sleep. Nothing to

    note of much consequence.

    3rd Sept

    Wrote a long letter home also one to Rice's . Nothing unusual except got a

    mule shot in shoulder near ration dump.

    4th Sept.

    Battalion came from trenches to rest camp for rest, arrived about 12

    midnight. Nothing unusual occurred. Usual shelling.

    5th Sept. Sunday.

    Had good nights rest- the B, pills seem to have out me right. Went to 

    Battalion's rest camp 6.30 a.m. issued grub. Saw to several other things

    (sanitary) found nearly all the officers and men as fast asleep as a church

    -don't look so bad as last time when they came down for rest. Went over

    again about 10.30 a.m. Had a chat with all officers. Dining there at 6 p.m.




  • June 6, 2017 21:36:08 Annick Rodriguez

    1st Sept. 1915

    Still a little 'seedy' with pains in the stomach. Wrote  a long letter home.

    Attack made on the left flank close to our dugouts. Started 7.25 p.m.

    finished about 9 p.m. Shall never forget it.

    2nd Sept.

    Has nasty pains in the stomach all day. Took 4 B.P. No sleep. Nothing to

    note of much consequence.

    3rd Sept

    Wrote a long letter home also one to Rice's . Nothing unusual except got a

    mule shot in shoulder near ration dump.



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