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Who we are?

ornament1 We are deeply & passionately committed to remembrance, friendship and providing of educational material for the public especially the youth.

Where is Gallipoli

ornament1 The name Gallipoli is a western corruption of ‘Gelibolu’, a town on the peninsula on the north side of the Dardanelles Straits

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ornament1We have prepared a summary of the Gallipoli Campaign in 2000 words. Click ‘Read’ below to view


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    A World War One nurse who worked in a hospital in Birmingham, treating soldiers from…

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Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives

"You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and the Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours You, the mothers, who sent their sons from faraway countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace, after having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well"