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Reports from Gallipoli

 

Reports

Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett
Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett
(From the front cover of
Ashmead-Bartlett's diary)

Charles Bean - Australian War Memorial image
Charles Bean
(From an image held by the
Australian War Memorial)

Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett - The First Report in Australia of the Landing at Gallipoli (gallipoli.gov.au)
Newspaper report reprinted from the Hobart Mercury, 12 May 1915. Note the further links at the right of the web page.

War correspondent Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett - military censorship at Gallipolis (gallipoli.gov.au)
War correspondents Ellis Ashmead Bartlett and Keith Murdoch faced the challenge of communicating the truth and their fears about Gallipoli.

The Gallipoli letter to Asquith PM (.gallipoli.gov.au)
Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett's letter to British Prime Minister Asquith drew attention to the mismanagement of the Gallipoli campaign and influenced the decision to evacuate Gallipoli.

See also our Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett: Biographies section.

Charles Bean - The First Report (gallipoli.gov.au)
(Scroll down for a few paragraphs.) Originally published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, 17 May 1915.

For more information on the life and work of C.E.W. Bean, see our Biographies - C.E.W. Bean section or the Australian War Memorial's encyclopedia entry on Charles Bean.

 

NOTE: As the nla.gov.au pages below are for National Library of Australia archived sites some of the links on those pages might no longer be working.

Despatches from Gallipoli: The Correspondents (nla.gov.au)
Click on the links at the bottom of the screen for:

 Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean
 Commonwealth Gazette
 Sir Keith Murdoch (View the Gallipoli Letter manuscript. For a rreview on a book based on the letter, see Gallipoli book review: The Gallipoli Letter by Keith Murdoch (blogspot.com.au). See also our Issues page: Gallipoli, Sir Keith Murdoch and WikiLeaks.)
 Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett
 Phillip Schuler and Charles Patrick Smith


Despatches from Gallipoli: Censorship (nla.gov.au)
 An example of censorship
 Diaries versus despatches


Kitchener's & Hamilton's Reports on Gallipoli (lib.byu.edu)
9 August 1915.


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Some other sources:

Anzac diaries

Anzac biographies

Anzac letters

Anzac interviews

Gallipoli Campaign

Early books reproduced

Memorials and rolls

Background to Anzac Day - significance, spirit, tradition, legend

Anzac or ANZAC?

 

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