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  1. A letter to the editor on the origins of “Anzac” was published on 8 October 1916. The word “Anzac” sometimes aroused extreme responses. An article published in the Sydney Morning Herald in April 1918 suggested that “new words are among the things that have been born of this war. And the greatest of them all is Anzac.”

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    Anzac Day was first commemorated at the Australian War Memorial in 1942, but, due to government orders preventing large public gatherings in case of Japanese air attack, it was a small affair and was neither a march nor a memorial service. Anzac Day has been annually commemorated at the Australian War Memorial ever since.

  3. Jan 03, 2020 · Simpson became famous for his work as a stretcher-bearer. Using one of the donkeys brought in for carrying water, he transported wounded men day and night from the fighting in Monash Valley to the beach on Anzac Cove. He did so, according to Charles Bean, through "deadly sniping down the valley and the most furious shrapnel fire".

  4. Apr 20, 2015 · But it has since become a commemorative roar in Australia and at Anzac Cove, where tens of thousands of Anzac pilgrims visit and read the words on the Ataturk memorial, unveiled in the mid 1980s.

  5. The term 'ANZAC' was first used in 1915, as an acronym to describe the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps in army reports. The two corps were part of the British-commanded Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, which fought against the Ottoman Empire at Gallipoli in 1915. There are different stories about who first used the 'Anzac' term.

  6. The Lone Pine Memorial commemorates Australians killed in the Anzac sector, as well as New Zealanders with no known grave or who were buried at sea, while the Lone Pine, Hill 60 and Chunuk Bair memorials commemorate New Zealanders killed at Anzac. The Twelve Tree Copse Memorial commemorates the New Zealanders killed in the Helles sector, while ...

  7. There was a view that any evacuation would result in heavy casualties but, in the event, there were virtually none. At Anzac and Suvla, an Australian staff officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Brudenell White, devised a plan to gradually withdraw men and equipment while convincing the Turks that everything was normal.

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