|Charlie Bonnefin before the war, |
courtesy of Kim Phillips, Spirits of Gallipoli.
|Australian troops march past General Sir Ian Hamilton at Mena, 1915. AWM collection PS10006.|
On 28 March, Sir Ian Hamilton inspected Charlie's battalion. Whether Charlie was able to catch up with his cousin we do not know. Within weeks Charlie took part in the landings at Gallipoli. Read Rod Martin's story of Pte Adrian Bonnefin.