prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April Australian War Memorial WWI
Gallipoli, 'Chester Ridge'. A clock by Adelaide watchmakers, Perryman & Co, is protected inside a wooden case. The clock, known colloquially as "Big Ben of the Peninsula", was presented by Mr. Harry Heylen. When the evacuation came, the clock was taken off too, although the movements were hurried and sudden. " The next time the clock showed its face it was to the people of 'La Belle France', at the village of Morbecque. Next at Armentieres and later in Belgium.
Gallipoli, Turkey, Two Australian soldiers occupy a deep section of trench, while an empty tin and a wooden crate or trunk have been fitted for storage purposes into cavities hollowed out of the trench wall.