Hellas Memorial, Gallipoli

The Helles Memorial is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission war memorial near Sedd el Bahr, Turkey. The memorial serves the dual function of being a Commonwealth battle memorial for the whole Gallipoli Campaign and place of commemoration for 20,885 Commonwealth servicemen who died there and have no known grave. The memorial takes the form of an obelisk and is over 30 metres high.The United Kingdom and Indian forces named on the memorial died in operations throughout the peninsula, the Australians at Helles. There are also panels for those who died or were buried at sea in Gallipoli waters.Notable CommemorateesAmong those commemorated are five Victoria Cross recipients:Major Cuthbert BromleyLieutenant-Colonel Sir John Milbanke, 10th BaronetCaptain Gerald Robert O'SullivanSergeant Frank Edward StubbsSub-Lieutenant Arthur Walderne St Clair Tisdall Rugby internationals:Captain William Campbell Church (Scotland)Captain Arthur James Dingle (England)Sergeant William Nanson (England)Captain Eric Templeton Young (Scotland) first-class cricketers:
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  • January 21, 2017
    This monument is to the soldiers of the Commonwealth fallen in WWI in the area - and there were many. Our Turkish guide not only agreed with the monuments to the former enemies, but said they inspired...  more »
  • October 21, 2016
    We went by this at night, and it is fully lighted. It is a monument to the British and colonial Troops (Australian, New Zealand, and Indian) of World War I. All of our fellow travelers were on deck to...  more »
  • October 18, 2016
    A moving memorial to many of the Anzac troops that lost their lives here in 1915. The memorial is immaculate thanks to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Hard to imagine this idyllic spot the sce...  more »
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  • We will remember them. Big car park. Great views from here. There is a Turkish emplacement to walk round on the other side of the road.
  • A very solemn yet not crowdy place. If you are in the neighborhood, it is worth it to go there. The obelisk can be recognized from far away
  • One of the most elegant monument to all peninsula. 20,752 in and out of all the author names on the monument. . At the entrance of the monument "lest we forget" author. Maintenance and repair on United Kingdom International collection of War Graves Commission. This obelist is one of the graceful monument in Gallipoli peninsula.
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  • "Lest we forget" catch your eye at the entrance to the monument. The monument was built by the Allied forces. There are the names of their lost ship writes
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  • Lighthouse.. It's great to listen to nature alone. donmeyin👍👍 from see. .
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