Visit by Regt (25 members), and 33 regimental vets and regimental descendants commemorating Regt service in Gallipoli Sep 1915 - Jan 1916.
An extensive series of photos were taken in Gallipoli by Frank Gogos. You can view this collection at: http://www.fgogos.com/?page_id=820
'Where Once They Stood, We Stand....' Newfoundlanders at Cape Helles, Sep. 19, 2015 (F. Gogos)
W Beach (Lancashire Landing) 1915, west view: compare with 2015 picture by M. O'Brien (next slide) of same general view. Note the lighter stranded on the beach.
W Beach 2015, west view: The remains of the wrecked lighter are those of the lighter in the 1915 picture. (Thanks to Mary O'Brien).
V Beach, Cape Helles, looking East: As it is in 2015.
V Beach, Cape Helles: As it was in 1915, SS River Clyde visible.
Kangaroo Beach: 1915 (arrow points to a pontoon pier)
Cape Helles: Cpl C. Taylor and The Last Post
Kangaroo Beach 100 years after 20 Sept. 1915 (F. Gogos)
Cpl Colin Taylor at Hill 10 Cemetery (F. Gogos)
Kangaroo Beach: Newfoundland visitors (and some local swimmers). In the background is the infamous Kirechtepe ridge
Kangaroo Beach: RAC visit on 20 Sept., 2015.
Hill 10: Dale Hutchings is proud to lay a wreath
Kangaroo Beach: View to Cape Helles (south)
Lancashire Landing (W Beach): As it is today
Kangaroo Beach: a moment of reflection
Kangaroo Beach: 100 years after the Regiment landed, 20 Sept. 1915
Kangaroo Beach: View today compared with 1915
Cape Helles: Descendants (L-R) Chris Morry, Andrew Harvey, Col. Neil Harvey, former CO 2 R Nfld R (ret), Ken Gatehouse
Azmak: (L-R) Capt (RCN) Alain (Canadian Embassy in Turkey), LCol P. Furlong, LCol K. Bond, Maj C. Ereaut
Lancashire Landing (W Beach): as it was in 1915.
Lancashire Landing (W Beach): The monument
Hill 10: The cemetery where 8 of our soldiers remain.
Hill 10: The morning sun does get in one's eyes! The RSM CWO Allen in charge.
Hill 10: Padre Maj. Sean Samson
Cape Helles Monument, Sept 19, 2015
Cape Helles: The Regiment was in fact part of the 29th Division. There is no explanation of the wording on this plaque.
Cape Helles: Serving soldiers returning to Gallipoli
Cape Helles: Soldiers of the Regiment
Cape Helles: Ron Penney, Chairman of the RAC, making remarks
Cape Helles: Paying their respects
Azmak: Maj Reg Snow, CD, (ret), ex-B Coy, laying wreath on behalf of RAC
Azmak: LCol Paul Furlong, CD, CO 1 R Nfld R
Azmak: Regt soldiers marching to their post
View of Salt Lake from Caribou Hill. It is obviously a very good observation post.
Caribou Hill, with Kirichtepe in background. This location has been picked after much research by Frank Gogos as the most probable position of the Hill. The rock wall is a more recent addition.
From Caribou Hill looking towards Suvla Point and Kangaroo Beach (out of sight behind the high ground in distance)
View from Caribou Hill towards Salt Lake and Suvla Bay. This view gives a good idea of the scale of distance from the front lines to the beach area.
The intrepid band of RAC explorers at Caribou Hill, Sep 20, 2015.