Albert Jacka won his Victoria Cross at Courtney's Post on 19 May, 1915. The two rows of Australian trenches (shown in blue) were perched along a ridgeline that dropped away to Monash Gully behind them. In front of them lay a complex of Turkish trenches (shown in red), which on the morning of the attack held 45,000 men. At the closest points the trenches were only 20 yards apart

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