short life and death of Lieutenant R.D. Doughty, MC (thekivellfamily.co.nz)
Ralph Doughty was born in New Zealand in 1891 but moved to
Australia in 1913. He joined the Australian Imperial Force and travelled via
Egypt to the Gallipoli Peninsula where he landed at Gaba Tepe, at Cape
Helles and at Anzac Cove. See the
diaries page. (Note that access to a
biographical note may depend on using mouseover.)
McPherson's diary (wayz.co.nz) Robert McPherson's ship was anchored for several days in
Anzac Cove before moving south to Cape Helles where he disembarked. During
the time spent waiting (25 April to 3 May 1915) he gained an excellent view
of the landings which he described in his diary. Robert received a number of
promotions and survived the war.
Gallipoli Diary (New Zealand)
"Abridged version of the Gallipoli Diary from Major Fred Waite DSO,
The New Zealanders at Gallipoli (1919)"
For a photograph of Major Waite see Fred
Waite, 1917 (teara.govt.nz)
Gallipoli diary sells for $24k
(abc.net.au) ABC News, 14 November 2012.
Report of the sale of the diary of New Zealand Private George
Petersen who landed at Gallipoli with Nelson Company on April 25, 1915.