Cape Helles


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Helles, Cape

(hĕl`əs), southernmost point of the Gallipoli peninsula, NW Turkey. It commands the entrance to the Dardanelles.
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The heroism of those who took part in the landings at Cape Helles in April 1915 and Suvla Bay in August of the same year was recorded in the press at the time and has been detailed in subsequent accounts of the Gallipoli campaign.
Chapter titles include Prologue to the Campaign, Defending against the British Landings at Cape Helles, The Battle for the ANZAC Sector, The Defence in the Anafartas and Suvla Bay Sector, and To the Enemy Evacuation.
November 1915: A British soldier pays his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles close to the Gallipoli landings
On September 19, 2015, the RNLR added to the Turkish Veterans Day events by staging their first-ever ceremony at the Cape Helles Memorial on the Canakkale Peninsula.
We visited Chunuk Bair, Lone Pine and Anzac Cove, and Cape Helles where the ships lost are remembered.
ik Memorial (Turkish War Soldiers) and at the Cape Helles during the Commonwealth Commemoration Ceremony.
He offered prayers and laid floral wreath at the Mehmecik Memorial (Turkish War Soldiers) and at the Cape Helles during the Commonwealth Commemoration Ceremony.
That date was the first day of the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign, in which the 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers, which had its headquarters at Berwick Barracks, landed at Cape Helles.
The father an swa son also attended a Commonwealth and Ireland ceremony at the Cape Helles memorial.
Its chairman, Captain Christopher Fagan, said: "It is a great honour for the Gallipoli Association to have been invited by the UK Government to assist with this opportunity for British descendants to attend the service at Cape Helles.
This is probably Gaba Tepe, a cape about halfway between Cape Helles and Cape Suvla.
In April 1915, Goliath found herself supporting the Gallipoli landings, and Charles volunteered to help man the small boats taking the soldiers ashore at Cape Helles under heavy fire.