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Lone Pine Cemetery
- Lone Pine Cemetery
- Alt Name:
- World War One
- 1900AD - 1999AD
- Lone Pine Memorial, The Helles Memorial,
Hill 60 Cemetery, The Hill 60 New Zealand Memorial,
about Lone Pine Cemetery
Lone Pine Cemetery in the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey is the final resting place of 1,167 Commonwealth troops, 504 unidentified, who fought in the Gallipoli Campaign, an eight month effort during World War I to remove the Ottoman Empire from the war.
Named after a single tree that grew there and stood throughout the conflict, Lone Pine Cemetery is located on the site of the Battle of Lone Pine. At the beginning of the conflict, in April 1915, Australian forces had briefly managed to take this strategically important location before Turkish forces recaptured it and held it for several months.
On 6 August 1915, Australian forces made a second attempt at taking Lone Pine. The attack was successful and by 10 August, they had captured the area. They would hold it until they were evacuated in December.
Lone Pine Cemetery is also the home of the Lone Pine Memorial.
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Address: Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey
Phone: +44(0)1628 507200
Lone Pine Cemetery is located in Turkey’s Gallipoli Peninsula, around 350km southeast of Istanbul, with signs for it along the Eceabat - Bigali road. If you’re staying in Çanakkale, you’ll need to take the car ferry to Gallipoli – ask your hotel.
Open daily. Admission is free.
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