Thursday, September 18, 2014

Gallipoli 1915 - 2015

Getting close to the centenary of the Gallipoli landings in which my Grandpa took part as a trooper signaller in the 6th Light Horse.

Unfortunately he passed away before any interest I might have had could be answered.

In May 2012 I was able to stand on the beach at Anzac Cove and see what he would have seen all those years before,and in my case without the risk of getting my head blown off.

We can't imagine what it would have been like but Ion Idriess through keeping a diary and later writing  The Desert Column does a pretty good can be downloaded here and makes for a great read