266 British Soldiers Disappear In 1915 Without A Trace One of the strangest occurrences of the entire First World War – the disappearance of an entire regiment of men in the midst of battle during the infamous Gallipoli campaign. The incident came to light mainly through the eyewitness account of three members of a New Zealand field company, who said that they watched from a clear vantage point as a battalion of the Royal Norfolk Regiment marched up a hillside in Suvla Bay, Turkey.

Wellington New Zealand Soldiers Marching To War - World War One Wallpaper

Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915 by thompsoe, via Flickr

Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915 - Unknown Australian solders in trenches at Gallipoli, probably stretcher bearers of the Battalion AIF, 1915

prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868. WWI

prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April Australian War Memorial WWI

A British soldier pays his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place in 1915. | The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

A British soldier pays his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place in 1915.

1915 : A British soldier pays his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place, Turkey

Gallipoli - World War I is one of the most painful periods in Australian history. The campaign was the first major battle undertaken by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), and is often considered to mark the birth of national consciousness in both of these countries. Anzac Day, 25 April, remains the most significant commemoration of military casualties and veterans in Australia and New Zealand, surpassing Armistice Day/Remembrance Day. #dayna_trueman #yankinaustralia…

Gallipoli - World War I is one of the most painful periods in Australian history. The campaign was the first major battle undertaken by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), and is often considered to mark the birth of national consciousness.

Gallipoli, Turkey - ANZAC Day

Gallipoli, Turkey - ANZAC Day, cemetery for all the soldiers who fought here, including many Australians.

The bodies of Australian dead in the trenches following fierce fighting with Turkish forces at Gallipoli in 1915. Australian War Memorial, H00405.

The bodies of Australian dead in the trenches following fierce fighting with Turkish forces at Gallipoli in 1915. Australian War Memorial, H00405.


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