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.

"...We the last 3 nights have been expecting a massed attack by the Turks.  They have received 100,000 reinforcements, and are expected by their Government to drive us into the sea.  Yesterday was their Constitution Day, and we all expected them to mark it by a big attack.  But so far it has not come off.  We do so wish they would come on.  We do so wish that they would.  I has been slow waiting, waiting, shooting and bombing at small things..."

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.