CARMEL COSGROVE

The Reconnaissance

Mixed media

2 x panels 40 x 50cm

Carmel Cosgrove

Major Charles Villiers-Stuart an Anzac intelligence Officer, flew over the cove 11 days before the Anzacs landed. The Turkish position of defences were photographed and drawn from above. His courage, bravery and aerial intelligence helped the Australians to cleverly plan the landing at Anzac cove, avoiding more deaths.