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the first authentic hotel on the Gallipoli peninsula
you?” I fled. Bluck was a dairy farmer with a young
Lt Westmacott (AIR) quoted in "Gallipoli-The New Zealand Story", (Auckland 1998), Christopher Pugsley, p. 37
This cemetery and the ridge it stands on, was named after a British officer,
General H.B. Walker, who commanded the New Zealand Infantry Brigade in the early
days of the campaign.
"Gallipoli Battlefield Guide", Istanbul 2006, Gürsel Göncü & Şahin Aldoğan, p. 145
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spread along the line.
Trooper Harold Rush, a young farmhand, realising he
was likely to die in the next few mo-ments, turned to his mate beside him and
said : “Goodbye cobber. God bless you”. Later, when his
grieving parents were told this they arranged for his last words to be
inscribed on his head-stone, which today lies in the cemetery on Walker’s
"The Nek", (Kenthurst 1996), Peter Burness, p. 113