A blood-stained handkerchief belonging to an Anzac soldier who died at Gallipoli in 1915, laid for 101 years, unbeknownst to his family, in a chest belonging to a Turkish family less than 100km away from the battlefield.
Now, SBS Turkish, in conjunction with the NZ Herald, have helped that family uncover their common link with the family on the opposite side of the world. The two families are now set to reunite in person at Gallipoli on Anzac Day 2017.
- Podcast audio in Turkish.
- Podcast transcript in English here.