Trenching at Gallipoli

The personal narrative of a Newfoundlander with the ill-fated Dardanelles expedition

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Author: John Gallishaw
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,732 / 129 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.2
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 675
Added to site: 2011.07.12
mnybks.net#: 30363
Genre: War
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in. A short march along the Aldershot Road brought us to the dusty parade ground. Here we were drawn up in review order, to await the inspecting general. When he arrived, he rode quickly through the lines, then ordered the men to be formed into a three-sided square. From the center of this human stadium he addressed them.

"Men of the First Newfoundland Regiment," said he, "a week ago you were reviewed by His Majesty the King and by Lord Kitchener. On that day, Lord Kitchener told you that you were just the men he needed for the Dardanelles. I have been deputed to tell you that you are to embark to-night. You have come many miles to help us; and when you reach the Dardanelles, you will be opposed by the bravest fighters in the world. It is my duty and my pleasure on behalf of the British Government and of His Majesty the King to thank you and to wish you God-speed."

This was the moment the Newfoundlanders had been waiting for for nearly a year. From eleven hundred throats broke forth wave upon wa

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