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V Beach Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery

V Beach Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery located near Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey. [1]

13 relations: Allies of World War I, Cape Helles, Cemetery, Charles Doughty-Wylie, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Find a Grave, Gallipoli, Garth Walford, Landing at Cape Helles, Turkey, United Kingdom, Victoria Cross, World War I.

Allies of World War I

The Allies of World War I, also known as the Entente Powers, were the countries that opposed the Central Powers during the First World War.

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Cape Helles

Cape Helles is the rocky headland at the southwesternmost tip of the Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey.

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Cemetery

A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of deceased people are buried or otherwise interred.

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Charles Doughty-Wylie

Lieutenant Colonel Charles "Richard" Hotham Montagu Doughty-Wylie (23 July 1868 – 26 April 1915) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars.

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Find a Grave

Find A Grave is a commercial website that allows the public to access and add to an online database of cemetery records.

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Gallipoli

The Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu Yarımadası; Καλλίπολη) is located in Turkish Thrace (or East Thrace), the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles strait to the east.

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Garth Walford

Garth Neville Walford VC (27 May 1882 – 26 April 1915) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Landing at Cape Helles

The landing at Cape Helles was part of the amphibious invasion of the Gallipoli peninsula by British and French forces on 25 April 1915 during the First World War.

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_Beach_Commonwealth_War_Graves_Commission_Cemetery

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