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BOMBARDMENT OF GALLIPOLI

THE DARDANELLES ATTACK

TURKISH FORTIFICATIONS SHELLED

Athens, 'April 22. The 'Allied Fleet is bombarding the Gallipoli Peninsula, where the Turks are erecting fortifications.

(Rec. April 23, 10.20 p.m.).

London, April 23. ' 'Athens reports that there is great activity amongst the British forces at Lemnos. The censorship is more rigid. . •

REPORTED LANDING ON TURKISH MAINLAND,

London, 'April 22. A Berlin wireless message states that twenty thousand English and French troops were landed at Enos (on the Turkish coast, near the Bulgarian frontier), and that there has been heavy cannonading between the Turkish batteries and the Allies' ships

(Rec. April 24, 0.10 a.m.)

Sofia, 'April 23. Fugitives confirm the reported landing of British troops at Enos. They report that the Turkish commandant ordered the evacuation of the port.

THREE ALLIES'VESSELS CLAIMED TO BE SUNK.

(Rec. April 23, 6 p.m.)

London, April 22.

A German official message from Berlin states "The Anglo-French attacks in the Dardanelles have proved fruitless. The French troops were transported from the Dardanelles to Egypt. "Three of the Allies' vessels were sunk and fourteen damaged."—("Times" and Sydney "Sun" Services.) / COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE BRITISH( ?) EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. London, April 22. General Sir lan Hamilton has beon appointed Commander-in-Chief of tho British(?) Expeditionary Forces to the Dardcnelles. [Tlio above message, as received, read: Commander-in-Chief of the Dardanelles' Expeditionary Forces. Previous announcements concerning the land Migrations have indicated that the Anglo-French troops were under tho commandofGeneral d'Amade, .one of the ablest of the French Generals. The nrifriinl of the message would make ic appear that d'Ama.de may have b«n superseded, hut en alternative, ravins is OwlUm'*. BJtpeWt. ; meat way he Lo the British section ot W Amy,] /

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Dominion, Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2444, 24 April 1915

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BOMBARDMENT OF GALLIPOLI Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2444, 24 April 1915

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