The Man Behind the Drip Rifle: Capt WIlliam Charles Scurry MC DCM MID

Summary

20-DECEMBER-1915. While serving with the 7th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, Private William Charles Scurry, landed at Gallipoli and immediately set out to address a glaring issue with the rumours of the evacuation of ANZAC forces, just how was the 60,000 Australian and New Zealand troops going to get off the beaches without being massacred? 

His solution was the invention of a quirky but extremely simple piece of tech that will go down in history as the Drip RIfle.

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