Britain sends more men to Gallipoli to try and break the deadlock there. Among them are soldiers from Wales.
Britain sent more soldiers to Gallipoli in August 1915 to try to help the struggling campaign. They landed at a place called Suvla Bay and hoped to be able to launch a successful attack on the Turkish.
Among the troops that arrived at Suvla Bay in August was the 53rd Welsh Division. However, the Allies still weren't able to get the better of the Turkish soldiers and the Gallipoli campaign continued, with neither side making any progress.
Australian soldiers in a trench in Gallipoli. The soldiers have bayonets (knives) attached to their rifles which suggests they might be getting ready to attack.
Report of the death of Private Thomas Hooson of Connah's Quay, killed during the Battle of Gallipoli.
Losses during the Gallipoli Campaign - Private W. McDonnell and Lance Corporal Giraldus Griffiths from Pontardulais.
The 1st Battalion Herefordshire Regiment fought at Gallipoli and had a number of Radnorshire men within its ranks. A report in the Brecon & Radnor Express Carmarthen and Swansea Valley Gazette and Brynmawr District Advertiser ( August 26, 1915) included details about casualties from the regiment for July and August 1915.
Report by a Morriston Sergeant-Major fighting in Gallipoli.