2 August 1915

Four unidentified soldiers enjoy the sunshine while delousing their clothing at Gallipoli, 1915. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.

Four unidentified soldiers enjoy the sunshine while delousing their clothing at Gallipoli, 1915.
Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.

Whilst seated one day in my dug out
Weary and ill at ease
I saw a gunner carefully
Scanning his sunburnt knees
I asked him why he was searching
And what he was looking for
But his only reply was a long-drawn sigh
As he quietly killed one more.

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This entry was posted on August 2nd, 2015.