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|Named Person:||Martin Blundell; Patricia Blundell|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
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|Description:||1 volume + 1 item (35 pages)|
The diary describes his voyage to Lemnos and Gallipoli; the daily routine in the trenches, 24 Oct.-10 Dec., especially at Chatham's Post; a rest spell on Lemnos, 12-24 Dec., which included a reunion with his sister who was nursing there; and return to Egypt, 26-31 Dec. The letter of 13 Jan. 1916 was uncensored, having been sent home via a civilian friend, and includes a frank discussion of poor British performance at Gallipoli; the ineptitude of the military authorities; and his approval of the decision to evacuate because of the impossibility of surviving a winter at Gallipoli.
- Blundell, Martin, -- 1890- -- Archives.
- Blundell, Patricia -- Archives.
- Australia. -- Australian Army. -- Light Horse Regiment, 2nd.
- Australia. -- Australian Army. -- Light Horse Regiment, 4th.
- Australia. -- Australian Army. -- Australian Army Nursing Service.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Personal narratives, Australian.