Total commemorated 20885
Architect John James Burnet
|Designed by John James Burnet|
|Location near Sedd el Bahr, Turkey|
Address 17900 Seddülbahir Köyü/Eceabat/Çanakkale, Turkey
Similar Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Thiepval Memorial, Le Touret Memorial, Tyne Cot
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The Helles Memorial is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission war memorial near Sedd el Bahr, Turkey. The memorial serves the dual function of being a Commonwealth battle memorial for the whole Gallipoli Campaign and place of commemoration for 20,885 Commonwealth servicemen who died there and have no known grave. The memorial takes the form of an obelisk and is over 30 metres high.
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- Notable Commemoratees
The United Kingdom and Indian forces named on the memorial died in operations throughout the peninsula, the Australians at Helles. There are also panels for those who died or were buried at sea in Gallipoli waters.
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Among those commemorated are five Victoria Cross recipients: