breaks with battle at its
height & bombardment continues.
10am Wgtn Batt. (except the
Taranaki ½ coy with Maj. Brunt
who suffered severely yesterday)
proceeded to reinforce [gap — reason: illegible] the
Australians on left [gap — reason: illegible] at
WALKER'S RIDGE. page 43 [gap — reason: illegible] 224. C. Aust had been
two days & nights continually
fighting and were hard pressed.
W.W.C. & H. Bay coys with Machine
Guns went in first & suffered
heavy losses though behaved
magnificiently & are said to have
saved the situation. They had
to advance in high scrub &
tho' no Turks could be seen
men fell in all directions.
Eventually we held our own
& entrenched strongly. I with
Tar. ½ coy went in on left about
11 pm. Major Hart wounded here
while lying with me observing