The first field gun ashore was hauled up some the by the Sappers
Maclagans Ridge
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❝ The first field gun ashore was hauled up some the by the Sappers

1915 APRIL 25 PM

‟Australian artillerymen dragging guns into position after the landing at Anzac. By 6 p.m. on the first evening one gun had been placed on the neck above the southern end of Ari Burnu beach, and next day more guns were dragged over this neck into positions to the right.”

Intelligence summary for 2nd Field Company, 1st AIF on this day mentions the field gun being pushed to the summit of McGlagans Ridge at 1600. From the 2FC report:

❝ The first field gun ashore was hauled up some the by the Sappers and placed in position on MACLAGANS RIDGE at about 4 30 P.M.

Reference

AWM4 14/21/4 - April 1915, ID Number: G00918, Maker: Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W) Bean, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. 26 April 1915. Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain. This image is in the Public Domain.

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