Duty 0600 to 1800. Very hot.
Abdul throws his ironmongery about freely. Demonstration by 3rd Brigade and our Brigade with object of drawing their fire.
Our hopes are rising. Will evidently have plenty of excitement in a day or two. Turks have received huge reinforcements.
Issued with gas helmets but don’t think we will need them as the Turk is too much a gentleman.
Our aeroplanes are very active.
J. A. Graham
Jack Graham, ANZAC soldier, kept a diary from 1914-1918. Here it is, blogged 100 years later to the day....