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General plan of cemeteries on Gallipoli [cartographic material]

General plan of cemeteries on Gallipoli [cartographic material]
[S.l. : s.n., 1915.] Scale [1:31 680] (E 26°40ʹ15"–E 26°67ʹ08"/S 40°41ʹ28"–S 40°24ʹ37").

“I. English cemetery near Teke Burnu. II. English cemetery near Port Sedul Bahr. III. Scattered English tombs near Har ab-Kale. IV. French cemetery behind Sedul-Bahr. V. French cemetery near Dead Bay.”

Ms. map showing the original English and French battlefield cemeteries at Cape Helles established after the Allied amphibious landing at Cape Helles on April 25 and 26 April 1915.

After July 13 the advance at Helles was unchanged until the withdrawal in January 1916. After the war’s end in 1918, British units were despatched to the Gallipoli peninsula to locate cemeteries, mark graves, and bury the unburied dead. To-day, there are thirty one war cemeteries there. The French military cemetery is said to contain as many as 2340 individual graves and over 12000 unidentified remains. "Dead Bay" is Morto Bay, Beach S. “II” is V Beach Cemetery; “I” is Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Beach X; “III” also contains ‘Wylie Grave".