A world war 1 story part 6  hutt valley wellington new zealand 14 april 1916 437353411

WW1 and Gallipoli

  • Start of WW1

    Start of WW1
    The official start of WWI was June 28, 1914 when the Archduke and heir to the Austria Hungary throne, Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia, were assassinated.
  • Training Australian troops

    Training Australian troops
    The outbreak of war was greeted in Australia, as in many other places, with great public enthusiasm. There were many volunteers for the war. There was a particular physical health you had to have to be one of the troops. Yet all of the men accepted were put into training in Egypt in August 1914
  • Australians landed in gallipoli

    Australians landed in gallipoli
    On 25 April 1915 members of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) landed at Gallipoli together with troops from New Zealand, Britain, and France.
  • Turkish attack

    Turkish attack
    Turkish forces decide to attack with 42000 men but fail.
    The outcome of the attack is 10,000 Turks are dead or were left wounded.
  • John Simpson Kirkpatrik dies

    John Simpson Kirkpatrik dies
    John Simpson Kirkpatrick is killed by machine gunfire
  • Truce is declared

    Truce is declared
    A formal truce is declared. The truce allowed the Turks to bury their dead troops.
    The Turks don’t attempt another major counter- offence.
  • British 13th division

    British 13th division
    During the nights of 3–5 August, an extra 20,000 soldiers of the British 13th Division were secretly brought ashore at Anzac for the proposed August offensive.
  • Battle of Long Pine

    Battle of Long Pine
    The battle for long pine begins
    the operation is planned as a diversion to draw Turkish troops away from a British attack further north.
    The Australian has more than 2200 casualties whereas the Turkish have more than 5000.
  • The battle of Nek

    The battle of Nek
    The battle of Nek. Many soldiors die.
  • Hill 60

    Hill 60
    Australian troops support a British assault at Hill 60
    this was the last major event to happen in the Gallipoli campaign
  • Evacuation

    Evacuation of Anzac and Sulva
  • Evacuation 2

    Evacuation 2
    Evacuation of Anzac and Sulva
  • End of WW1

    End of WW1
    .The war ended on November 11, 1918 with the treaty of Versailles. The balance of power shifted in favour of the Allies (Serbia, France, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, the United States, and nineteen other nations) against the Central Powers (Austria-Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire).