Lieutenant-Colonel Percival Fenwick

New Zealand Field Ambulance

From the moment he clambered from a boat and fell into a hole, Fenwick described his Gallipoli experiences in vivid detail. His writing revealed his increasing distress as he treated waves of wounded, and helped bury the dead.

Image: Lt. Col. Fenwick in Divisional H.Q. lines - Zeitoun Camp. PH-ALB-337 Auckland War Memorial Museum Library Quotes: Gavin McLean, Ian McGibbon and Kynan Gentry (eds), The Penguin book of New Zealanders at war, Penguin, North Shore, 2009

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