IWM Staff
Monday 8 January 2018
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1. Landing at Gallipoli, April 1915

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1. Landing at Gallipoli, April 1915

British troops on the V Beach during the Cape Helles landings.

British troops on the 'V' Beach during the Cape Helles landings.
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2. Settling on the beaches

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2. Settling on the beaches

One of the landing beaches at Gallipoli.

One of the landing beaches at Gallipoli.
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3. Maori soldier

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3. Maori soldier

A Maori soldier stands in the Apex trenches, 30 November 1915.

A Maori in the Apex trenches on 30 November 1915. The cheerfulness of the Maoris in the New Zealand contingent, despite terrible conditions, was noted by many observers.
A Maori soldier in the Apex trenches on 30 November 1915.
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4. Australians at Gallipoli

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4. Australians at Gallipoli

Infantrymen and light horsemen in a trench on Walkers Ridge, Gallipoli. The light horseman smoking in the background and the soldier in the foreground were father and son, 11 Trooper Andrew Powell Yeates, 9th Light Horse, aged 54 and 1103 Private James August Yeates, 3rd Australian General Hospital (AGH).

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5. Troops from around the world

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5. Troops from around the world

French Senegalese troops landing at Gallipoli, May 1915.

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6. Indian troops and pack mule

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6. Indian troops and pack mule

Indian driver loading a pack mule, Gallipoli,1915.

Indian driver loading a pack mule. Gallipoli, 1915.
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7. British traditions

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7. British traditions

Officers of the Royal Naval Division enjoying a cup of tea at Gallipoli.

Officers of the Royal Naval Division enjoying a cup of tea at Gallipoli.
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8. Resting in the trenches

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8. Resting in the trenches

New Zealand soldiers resting in the trenches on Rhododendron Spur, Gallipoli.

New Zealand soldiers resting in the trenches on Rhodedendron Spur, Gallipoli, a few weeks after it was taken.
New Zealand soldiers resting in the trenches on Rhodedendron Spur, Gallipoli, a few weeks after it was taken.
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9. Filtering water

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9. Filtering water

Filtering water before it is put into covered cans.

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10. Home on Anzac beach

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10. Home on Anzac beach

'Splinter Villa' - home to two Australians on Anzac Beach.

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11. Returning from leave

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11. Returning from leave

New Zealanders return to Gallipoli by boat after a rest on the island of Lemnos.

Leave: New Zealanders return to Gallipoli by picket boat after a rest in Lemnos. Returning from leave was always the occasion for depression.
New Zealanders return to Gallipoli by picket boat after a rest in Lemnos.
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12. A deceptive game of cricket

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12. A deceptive game of cricket

Allied troops in the only game of cricket played on the peninsula during the campaign. It was an attempt to distract the Turks from the imminent departure of Allied troops.

Leisure and entertainment at the Front: A game of cricket being played at Shell Green - the only game of cricket played on the Gallipoli peninsula. Major George Macarthur Onslow of the Light Horse, batting, is being caught out. Shells were passing overhead all the time the game was in progress. This game was an attempt to distract the Turks from the imminent departure of Allied troops. With the exception of letter writing and sea bathing, the troops at Gallipoli had virtually no opportunity for recreation.
Allied troops in the only game of cricket played on the peninsula during the campaign.
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13. Baiting a sniper

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13. Baiting a sniper

A Royal Irish Fusilier attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal his position, Gallipoli 1915.

A Royal Irish Fusilier attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal the enemy position, Gallipoli, 1915.
Trench Warfare.
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14. Sniper in action

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14. Sniper in action

Trooper A M Maxwell (afterwards Captain Maxwell, 52nd Battalion), 3rd Light Horse Regiment sniping up Dead Man's Gully from Quinn's Post, Gallipoli. Photograph taken from the entrance to the tunnel in which the soldiers slept.

Trooper A M Maxwell (afterwards Captain Maxwell, 52nd Battalion), 3rd Light Horse Regiment sniping up Dead Man's Gully from Quinn's Post, Gallipoli. Photograph taken from the entrance to the tunnel in which the soldiers slept.
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15. Bayonet charge

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15. Bayonet charge

Posed photograph showing Australian troops charging uphill with fixed bayonets, probably taken on Imbros or Lemnos, 17 December 1915.

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16. Aiding a Wounded Prisoner

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16. Aiding a Wounded Prisoner

An Australian infantryman gives a drink to a wounded Turkish soldier, Gallipoli 1915.

An Australian infantryman gives a drink to a wounded Turkish soldier during the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915. Achi Baba can be seen in the background.
An Australian infantryman gives a drink to a wounded Turkish soldier during the Gallipoli Campiagn, 1915.
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17. Mobile medicine

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17. Mobile medicine

Surgery in progress at a Casualty Clearing Station in Gallipoli. The surgeon is removing a bullet from the patient’s right arm.

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18. Frostbite victims

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18. Frostbite victims

Frostbitten soldiers lying on straw in shelters constructed of biscuit boxes at a store dump at Suvla, Gallipoli, after the frost at the end of November 1915.

Frost-bitten soldiers lying on straw in shelters constructed of biscuit boxes at a store dump at Suvla, after the frost at the end of November 1915.
Extreme weather and disease.
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19. Evacuation

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19. Evacuation

Evacuating guns and personnel from Suvla Point on rafts, December 1915.

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20. Leaving Gallipoli

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20. Leaving Gallipoli

Stores burning on the beach at 5am after the evacuation at Suvla, photographed from HMS Cornwallis as it left Gallipoli.

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