Topic: BatzG - Anzac
The Battle of Anzac Cove
Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
2nd Field Artillery Brigade War Diary
The following is a transcription of the War Diary of the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, AIF, of their role in the landings at Anzac on 25 April 1915.
25 April 1915
Left Lemnos at 1 am and arrived about 8 am off disembarkation point north of Kaba Tepe.
Anzac Cove, 3.30 pm - Portion of Headquarters and 1 Subsection 4th Battery with 12 horses, one gun and two wagons landed. Gun in position by 6 pm and fired few rounds in direction from which enemy's shells were coming.
26 April 1915
Four more guns (2 from 4th Battery and 2 from 5th Battery) landed and placed in position as per plan attached - During day fire was brought to bear in direction from which shells were coming but there was very little observation.
Citation: The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade War Diary