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Trenching at Gallipoli The personal narrative of a Newfoundlander with the ill-fated Dardanelles expedition   By: (1890-)

Trenching at Gallipoli The personal narrative of a Newfoundlander with the ill-fated Dardanelles expedition by John Gallishaw

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Transcriber's Note: Inconsistent hyphenation in the original document has been preserved. Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. For a complete list, please see the end of this document.

TRENCHING AT GALLIPOLI

[Illustration: Dugouts]

TRENCHING AT GALLIPOLI

THE PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A NEWFOUNDLANDER WITH THE ILL FATED DARDANELLES EXPEDITION

BY JOHN GALLISHAW

ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS

[Illustration]

NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1916

Copyright, 1916, by THE CENTURY CO.

Published, October, 1916

TO PROFESSOR CHARLES TOWNSEND COPELAND

OF ALL THAT HARVARD HAS GIVEN ME I VALUE MOST THE FRIENDSHIP AND CONFIDENCE OF "COPEY"

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I GETTING THERE 3

II THERE 33

III TRENCHES 63

IV DUGOUTS 93

V WAITING FOR THE WAR TO CEASE 123

VI NO MAN'S LAND 141

VII WOUNDED 164

VIII HOMEWARD BOUND 192

IX "FEENISH" 224

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

PAGE

Dugouts Frontispiece

Lord Kitchener talking to some Australians at Anzac 9

Scene at Lancashire Landing, Cape Helles 27

Allies landing reinforcements under heavy fire of Turks in Dardanelles 38

Troops at the Dardanelles leaving for the landing beach 47

A remarkable view of a landing party in the Dardanelles 57

Australians in trench on Gallipoli Peninsula, using the periscope 67

First line of Allies' trench zigzagging along parallel to the Turkish trenches 78

Washing day in war time 95

Cleaning up after coming down from the trenches at Suvla 114

Landing British troops from the transports at the Dardanelles under protection of the battleships 131

Australians in the trenches consider clothes a superfluity 157

Some of the barbed wire entanglements near Seddel Bahr are still in position 175

A British battery at work on the Peninsula 186

With the French at Seddel Bahr 203

Where troops landed in Dardanelles, showing Fort Sed ne behi battered to pieces by Allied Fleet 213

TRENCHING AT GALLIPOLI

The reader is hereby cautioned against regarding this narrative as in any way official.

It is merely a record of the personal experiences of a member of the First Newfoundland Regiment, but the incidents described all actually occurred.

TRENCHING AT GALLIPOLI

CHAPTER I

GETTING THERE

"Great Britain is at War."

The announcement came to Newfoundland out of a clear sky... Continue reading book >>




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