Finsbury Rifles in Gallipoli: 6 August to 9 August

Location: HMTS AQUITANIA

Allied ships in Mudros Harbour, 1915 © IWM (Q 57753)

Allied ships in Mudros Harbour, 1915 © IWM (Q 57753)

Date: 6 August 1915
Arrived Mudros Bay. Lemnos Isle.

Date: 7 August 1915
Parades as usual for gymnastics. Ship remains in harbour.

Date: 8 August 1915
Orders received for all troops Aquitania to hold themselves in readiness to proceed to the Isle of Imbros.

Date: 9 August 1915          Hour: 3pm
Embarked HMT Charon for Imbros arriving 9pm.


More Information

Mudros Bay was a small port on the Mediterranean island of Lemnos. The harbour was the base for all allied shipping in the Gallipoli campaign.

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