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All who went ashore at Gallipoli

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1 May 2013 15:00

In response to Robert Lewis' Reader Riposte about my criticism of the Department of Veterans' Affairs' website: I did go to the website before I wrote the post, and the words written there are as I noted. The site refers to those who 'went ashore at the Gallipoli Peninsula', of which Cape Helles (and ANZAC Cove) are parts, as this map illustrates

The reader may think the DVA site was referring to ANZAC Cove but the text indicates otherwise. The site should be amended to either deal exclusively with the ANZAC landings or it should recognise that we were the smaller of the land contributors on the Gallipoli Peninsula and thus acknowledge those 35,000 'other servicemen' with a little more grace.

Photo by Flickr user David Jackmanson.

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