The Turkish monument, erected on the 'Nek' shortly after the evacuation in honour of those who ...

Accession Number G01743
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half-plate Paget negative
Maker Wilkins, George Hubert
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Nek (Gallipoli)
Date made February 1919-March 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The Turkish monument, erected on the 'Nek' shortly after the evacuation in honour of those who fell in the severe fighting around this area. Note the thigh bone in the foreground and scattered skeletel remains to the left. Photograph taken on the Gallipoli Peninsula under the direction of Captain C E W Bean of The Australian Historical Mission, during the months of February and March, 1919.