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Gal·lip·o·li

 (gə-lĭp′ə-lē)
A narrow peninsula of northwest Turkey between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of Saros. It was the scene of heavy fighting (1915) between Allied and Turkish forces in World War I.

Gallipoli

(ɡəˈlɪpəlɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a peninsula in NW Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of Saros: scene of a costly but unsuccessful Allied campaign in 1915
2. (Placename) a port in NW Turkey, at the entrance to the Sea of Marmara: historically important for its strategic position. Pop: 22 000 (latest est)
Turkish name: Gelibolu
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The film tells the story of an Australian man who is forced to travel to Turkey after the Battle Of Gallipolli in 1915 to find his three missing sons.
This has my husband's uncle's name on it, who died, aged 24, in the Battle of Gallipolli.
The attack on Gallipolli was launched by the Allied forces in a bid to take the Ottoman Empire, as Turkey was then known, out of war and to secure a key naval route.
He could have gone to Gallipolli or Palestine - I just don't know.
Roedd o eisoes wedi ymladd yn Gallipolli a Salonika cyn dychwelyd i Wlad Belg.
Herbert James (1888-1958), from Edgbaston: Gallipolli, Turkey 1915.