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Friday, 29 January 2010
Great War Issues, Lest We Forget - But We Did Anyway, Contents Topic: GW - We forgot
Great War Issues
Lest We Forget - But We Did Anyway
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The Battle of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, 2nd Infantry Brigade Signals - No. 3 Topic: BatzG - Anzac
The Battle of Anzac Cove
Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
2nd Infantry Brigade Signals - No. 3
2nd Infantry Brigade, AIF, Signals - No. 3
The following is a transcription of the Signal No. 3 of the 2nd Infantry Brigade, AIF, which forms part of a series which illustrates the chaos and problems experienced in executing their role in the landings at Anzac on 25 April 1915.
KB 9 25/4/15 AAA
Brigade Headquarters about 224 R 5 AAA Am slowly prolonging to right along Main Ridge AAA Heavy firing at intervals continues in my centre AAA Brigadier and Major Villiers Stuart going forward to reconnoitre
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