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PROGRESS OF BRITISH FORCES

Athrns, May 2

The British at Seddel Bahr advanced and captured Kamba Tepeh bill commanding a large portion of the Peninsula. Its oapture greatly facilitates the destruction of tbe Turkish mobile batteries wbich have seriously hampered the mine sweeping. Tee town of Dardadeh is reported to have been destroyed. Turkish troops have been concen j traced iv the vicinity of Maidos. The fleet violently bombarded the Ngara forts which did not reply. ! FRENCH TROOPS SECRET MISSION' Athens, May 2. A report from Mitylene states that the purpose of the French troops, which was to facilitate tho British landing at Seddel Bahr, having been acLioved, they have re embarked from Kum Kale for a secret destination, AUSTRALIANS AND NEW ZEALANDERS "MAKE GOOD," London, May 2. Tbe "Observer" states that it was coofklent tbe Australians and New Zealanders would not be behind the Canadians in Flanders for resolute soldiership nnd contempt of death, and tbey bave already " made good " their hold on the lower slopes of Sari i Bair, one of tbe highest hills on the rugged peninsula. i

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PROGRESS OF BRITISH FORCES, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3456, 4 May 1915

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PROGRESS OF BRITISH FORCES Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3456, 4 May 1915

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