Britt Describes the First Day on Gallipoli (australiansatwar.gov.au)
An injured William Britt wrote a letter to his mother,
describing the action on landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. "We knew
what we were there for - the attack on the Dardenelles..."
Denning: Gallipoli and a country town - Yass (gallipoli.gov.au)
Read Private Roy Howard Denning's letter to his mother about
his time at Gallipoli. After he was wounded at Gallipoli on 16 June 1915, he
was evacuated to Malta from where he wrote the letter on 23 July 1915.
(Image taken from the website www.gallipoli.gov.au whereit is reproduced with the permission of Lorna Lancaster.)
Worrall on the evacuation(From diggerhistory.info,
archived by the NLA's Pandora Archive on 6 Mar 2010. See also our "Where
is Digger History?" page.) Corporal Edgar Worrall writes to his father about the
evacuation of Anzac troops from Gallipoli. He wrote the letter from France.
Corporal Worrall says he "probably fired the last shot at Lone Pine".
Gallipoli: Frank Clark (youtube.com)
A letter from Gallipoli written in 1915 by New Zealand trooper Frank Clark
is read while the video shows photographs of Gallipoli soldiers. Produced
for the Auckland War Museum. Information about Frank Clark is available in
(Image reproduced from a photograph in the
Auckland War Museum
More Gallipoli letters
Extracts from letters in
Australians at War: Secondary Schools Education Resource Part 2 [pdf,
4.3MB]: Extracts from Gallipoli soldiers are referred to under the names of
individual soldiers above.
The publication contains more letters from World War 1, written by soldiers
on the Western Front, as well as letters written by soldiers in later wars.
Mack, Francis James Anzac Memories: The Letters of Francis James Mack
Corporal Francis James Mack died in France in 1918, aged 20
years. Note that as the contact email address shown on the worldwar1.com
page (firstname.lastname@example.org) no longer works the address
email@example.com should be used instead.
(Image reproduced from a
www.worldwar1.com/sfanzac1.htm, contributed by Francis Mack's