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From: "Rosemary Jarvis" <>
Subject: Re: [STS] Gallipoli
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 08:50:43 +0100
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No indeed - not just Anzac day - my grandfather was one of the huge number
who died on 1st July 1916 - the first day of the Somme...

Ros


----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles" <>
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Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 8:37 AM
Subject: Re: [STS] Gallipoli


> Dear Bev,
> Everyone knows that Mel Gibson was at Gallipoli!
>
> No it wasn't just the Australian or the New Zealander, there were men from
> Canada and India, men from Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and of course,
> England and France. More Britons than Australians died at Gallipoli. Over
> 21,000 British soldiers died at Gallipoli, 10,000 French, over 8,000
> Australians, nearly 3,000 New Zealanders, over 1,300 Indians and 49 from
> Newfoundland. And, don't forget nearly 86,700 Turks.
>
> It is called ANZAC Day but soldiers from many countries took part. Of
> course, in France and Belgium the casualties over shadowed these and
> millions were to die.
>
> So not just the ANZAC to be remembered.
>
> Best wishes,
> Charles
>
>
>
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