Lancashire Landing Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery

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Lancashire Landing Cemetery
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Lancashire Landing Cemetery in July, 2013.
Used for those deceased 1915–1916
Established 1915
Location 40°03′14″N 26°10′23″E / 40.054°N 26.173°E / 40.054; 26.173Coordinates: 40°03′14″N 26°10′23″E / 40.054°N 26.173°E / 40.054; 26.173
near Seddülbahir, Cape Helles, Turkey
Designed by John James Burnet
Total burials 1,388
Unknown burials 135
Burials by nation
Burials by war
Statistics source: [1]

Lancashire Landing Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery located on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. It contains the graves of some of the Allied troops killed during the Battle of Gallipoli.

It is located 500 metres inland from W Beach on Karaja Oghul Tepe (which the invading troops called Hill 114) just west of Cape Helles. Most of the cemetery was laid out between the landing in April 1915 and the evacuation in January 1916. Additional graves were moved into it from the Aegean islands after the Armistice.

Buried at the cemetery are Victoria Cross recipient, William Kenealy,[1] two graves from the Zion Mule Corps, and 17 Greek graves. 135 of the burials are unidentified, but memorials commemorate ten of people known to be buried among them.

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