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FIGHTING AT GALLIPOLI.

HOW COLONIALS FIGHT THE

TURKS

Cairo, June 20,

A stirring tale is told of an Australian lieutenant named Suttoo, who volunteered ao go out with a small party, and blew up ft Turkish trench. Before this was possible, the Turks, by a sudden attack, forced the party to hastily retreat. Button took refuge in a Gburka trench and ambushed himself. While returning the hand grenades to the Turkish trenches, one exploded, find blew off big right band, tie received a field dressing, and was sitMng in a trench nursing the stump the Tivks made a rush, and he suddenly found a huge Turk above him with (he bayonet. Quick as thought Sutfcon snatched the "jim-io" from the hand of a dead Ghurku, and slashed at tba Turk's neck. The Turk fell upon him, and Sutton gripped him with his left arm. During the wrestle he embedded his toefch in the Turk'ri ear and held him for ten minute 3 until assistance came, when the Tvs k was found to be lifeless.

Another Au?tmiinn had hi? foot riddUtl with shrepnei, and was being assisted down t* gnJly to Gaba Tepe when he mot General Godley, who enquired wha' waa the matter. The man replied, " I'm a blooming kan garoo now, ainfc I General ? " GERMAN REGIMENT ANN!HILATEI). Petkograd, June 20. Official—The battle at Lubackzow on Juno luth included a brilliant and bold attack by gunnery upon the infantry, wherein the whole of the 91st German regiment was annibiia ted and dispersed. The attack pro duced a panic, and temporarily stopped .the German advance. The enemy's vanguards attempted to break through the defiles near the Grodek Lake, but were repulsed, and fighting continues Considerable forces crossed the Dneieter bolow Lizlow, but all at tempts to advance beyond the steep slopes on June 17th and 18th were repulsed. NEW ZEALANDERS , PERSISTENT ATTACKS. bYDNEY, June 21 Captain Bean, writing on June Bth, said that everything was quiet at Enzae exoept at Quinu's Point, where constant fighting by small parties resulted in a slight advance being made. New Zealanders, after gallantly hold, ing a trench for eight hours, were driven out by a fusilado of bombs. • They again took the same trenches, and were again driven out, leaving things as they were, GERMAN NEW GUINEA. BRISBANE, June 21 Passengers by the Marsina from Habaul state that the natives are troublesome in parts of Germaa-New Guinea, and it is re., ported that they murdered a white trader. j THE ISONZO DELTA. j FLOATING BATTERIES USED. * ROME, June 20 The delta ot the laonzo is impassable to warships owing to its shallowness. Naval "unners silenced the batteries at Pt. Duino by meana of floating batteries similar to those used at Alexandria in 1882-

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FIGHTING AT GALLIPOLI., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 22 June 1915

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FIGHTING AT GALLIPOLI. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 22 June 1915

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