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WAR IN EUROPE.

DARDANELLES CAMPAIGN

OUR TROOPS IN GOOD

SPIRITS.

Sydney, June 30

Captain Bean cables from Gaba Tepe on June 24t,h that Colonel Legge had arrived to take command of the Australian forces.

The fighting ha?, ba saye, settled down to obstinato trench warfare similar to that in Flanders. Sinca the middle of May the main fleet was previously present all the time, but ba3 lately only occasionally been prp=>ent.

Oue cunnot see any difference in position of tbe troops since the presence of the large warship 3 has been generally withdrawn. The navy will give support when required

Tbe French and British troops are fighting with the utmost gallantry their battles, which are not far over tbo bill* from v«. We can see their shells bursting on shoulders of Achi Babft.

The weather ia beautiful and the spirits of the men are splendid. Offi ccrs have asked Captain Bean to menlion thp great kindness of the people of Cairo and Alexandria of all nation alities in the way they bad treated the wounded, including the German musing sisfers in the Convent hospi tal.

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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3470, 2 July 1915

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WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3470, 2 July 1915

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