Key facts of Gallipoli casualties

Key facts of Gallipoli casualties

THE CASUALTIES OF GALLIPOLI

Australia: 50,000 served in Gallipoli campaign, 5482 killed in action, 2012 died of wounds, 665 died of disease, total deaths 8159, 17,924 wounded, 70 prisoners of war.

New Zealand: 8556 served, 2721 died, 4752 wounded, total casualties 7473.

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Britain: 410,000 served, 41,148 killed, 78,000 wounded, total casualties 119,148.

India: 5000 served, 1350 died, 2700 wounded, total casualties 4050.

Newfoundland: 1000 served, 49 killed, 300 wounded, 349 total casualties.

France: 79,000 served, 9789 killed, 17,371 wounded, total casualties 27,169.

Turkey: estimated 85,000 dead, 250,000 casualties.

(Source Australian War Memorial, Bully Beef and Balderdash by Graham Wilson).


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Published 17 April 2014 at 3:08pm
Source: AAP