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PHOTO OF THE DAY - BATTLE OF GALLIPOLI

 
 
Date: 20 Feb 2015

 

The first Indian troops involved in the initial landings on the Gallipoli Peninsula in April 1915 were the 21st Kohat Mountain Battery and the 26th Jacob’s Mountain Battery. On 4 June 1915, the 14thSikhs comprising 15 British Officers, 14 Indian Officers, and 514 men, moved out to attack and capture Turkish trenches.


During the Gallipoli Campaign the Indian troops, including the Medical Services, displayed great bravery and courage in the rest of the operations on the Peninsula and several were granted the Indian Order of Merit.