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Posted on Wednesday 25th April

Today, 25 April, marks ANZAC Day, when ceremonies are held to acknowledge the service of veterans from Australia and New Zealand, on the day that the ill-fated landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps took place at Gallipoli, Turkey, in 1915.

London ANZAC Day events started with a 5.00 am Dawn Service at Hyde Park Corner. A wreath laying service at The Cenotaph, Whitehall will be held at 11.00 am, followed by a Commemorative Service at 12.00 noon in Westminster Abbey.

For those without tickets who wish to attend the service, some tickets may be available if you present yourself with a valid photo ID to an AHC staff member at the Abbey before 11.30 am.

For more information, visit anzacdaylondon.com.

Further Reading

Gallipoli

Only £12.99

Gallipoli

(Paperback)
by Nigel Steel

Gallipoli tells of the disastrous campaign at Gallipoli in 1915 when the allies failed to knock Turkey out of the war. With then and now photographs the book provides detailed historical descriptions of the area and the events, all of which will appeal to the armchair historian and the intrepid visitor to the sites. It will prove an indispensable companion. Read more...


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