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An Islander at Gallipoli

105 years ago, this week, British, Commonwealth, French and Turkish soldiers were in the midst of conflict at Suvla Bay on the Gallipoli Peninsula. One of these was Walter Ormonde Minns, who served with the Isle of Wight Rifles. This guest contribution by descendant, Nick Ormonde Minns, commemorates everyone who served in this theatre of war.

This story will form part of the learning resource we are preparing for KS3 students in partnership with Gosport and Fareham Multi-Academy Trust, in support of studies about World War 1. To be launched in full, Autumn 2020.

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