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Royal Marines in Gallipoli - 28 April 1915

Gallipoli - 28 April 1915



Royal Marines were involved in both the initial, unopposed, landings on the peninsula and the subsequent amphibious operation to relieve troops once the Turks reinforced the position.


3rd Bde Royal Marines bore the brunt of Turkish attacks around Anzac Cove, where they had relieved the Australians. The Turks were also driven back

a substantial distsance by a counter attack by Royal Marines in another part of the peninsula.




On 30th April , Lance Corporal Walter Richard Parker RMLI, a volunteer stretcher-bearer was awarded the Victoria Cross.


See it mapped here: RM a Geo History 1664 - Present day


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