Lieutenant-Colonel Malone made one long journal entry covering events from the 9th of June 1915 until the 24th of July 1915.  I have taken excerpts from it to cover this time period.

"...Met General Godley, with Admiral de Robeck (who commands the fleet here).  General Godley was very genial and told me to take 2 or 3 days more and have a rest.  I and Short had made up our mind to go back that night.  We were glad to stop, as our trip had not been physically restful.  Admiral de Robeck on my being introduced said "Oh, you are the man that turned the Turks down at Quinn's Post.  You deserve a rest."..."

To read the rest of this journal entry, see No Better Death: The Great War Diaries and Letters of William G Malone (pages 236 to 241) edited by John Crawford and published by Exisle Publishing.  Available in the Palmerston North City Library and from  Exisle Publishing.


 

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