THE daily risk of being killed at any moment by a Turkish bullet, shell or cannon ball at Gallipoli is revealed in West Wyalong soldier John Stephenson’s war diary entry today. The Anzacs also still wait for an expected enemy offensive.
Saturday, July 24, 1915
We had to stand to again last night for awhile. The General sleeps up with our Bn. now every night. A Sergeant in the 1st was blown to pieces with one of their big bombs and one of our chaps was killed.
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