Search for location of Gallipoli war cemeteries underway

Posted on centenarynews.com on 17 March 2013
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Date of publication: 13/03/2013

World Bulletin reports that efforts are underway to locate 18 soldier cemeteries in Turkey used by Entente forces during the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915-16.

The project is an initiative co-ordinated between the Geophysical Engineering department at Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University’s (COMU) Faculty of Engineering, the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs and the Gallipoli Historical National Park Directorate.

To read the full article, visit the World Bulletin website here.

Image: 'British attack at Gallipoli, 4 June 1915', courtesy of The Imperial War Museum, © IWM.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News