Five Months at Anzac

A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,444 / 89 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.4
LoC Category: CT
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 817
Added to site: 2005.05.25
mnybks.net#: 10412
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: War, Biography, Audiobook

A first hand account of the invasion of Gallipoli, as told by a field ambulance commander.

Show Excerpt

way Station in Cairo. Nine-thirty was the time fixed for our entraining, and we were there on the minute--and it was as well that such was the case, for General Williams stood at the gate to watch proceedings.

The waggons with four horses (drivers mounted, of course) were taken at a trot up an incline, through a narrow gateway on to the platform. The horses were then taken out and to the rear, and the waggons placed on the trucks by Egyptian porters.

We had 16 vehicles, 69 horses, 10 officers and 245 men. The whole were entrained in 35 minutes. The General was very pleased with the performance, and asked me to convey his approbation to the men. Certainly they did well.


TO GALLIPOLI

At midnight we left Cairo and arrived at daybreak at Alexandria, the train running right on to the wharf, alongside which was the transport to convey us to Gallipoli--the Dardanelles we called it then. Loading started almost immediately, and I found that I--who in ordinary life am a peaceful citizen and a surgeon

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Five Months at Anzac  by Joseph Lievesley Beeston - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
I Spy
by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
Napoleon Bonaparte
by John S.C. Abbott
A Yankee in the Trenches
by R. Derby Holmes
The Iliad
by Homer
The River War
by Winston S. Churchill
'Laramie'
by Charles King
13 Days
by John Alan Lyde Caunter
Above the Battle
by Romain Rolland

See more popular titles from this genre.