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Lancashire Landing Cemetery

Unit/ Formation: Memorial


Location: Gallipoli peninsula


Period/ Conflict: World War I


Year: 1915


Date/s: April 1915 - January 1916


84 Royal Marines including Flight Commander Charles Collet DSO are buried at Lancashire Landing Cemetery, a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery located on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey.


Containing the graves of some of the Allied troops killed during the Battle of Gallipoli. It is located 500 metres inland from W Beach on Karaja Oghul Tepe (which the invading troops called Hill 114) just west of Cape Helles.


Most of the cemetery was laid out between the landing in April 1915 and the evacuation in January 1916. Additional graves were moved into it from the Aegean islands after the Armistice. Also buried at the cemetery are Victoria Cross recipient, William Kenealy. Read More/ Web Link: Commonwealth Graves Commission

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