Friday, April 24, 2015

Anzac centenary: Hunter students learn of Turkish soldiers before heading to Gallipoli

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Hunter students en route to Gallipoli to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day have been taught about the Turkish soldiers who faced Australian troops at Anzac Cove.
Twenty students from Maitland and surrounding areas are on their way to Turkey to lay wreaths at the Anzac centenary ceremony on Saturday.
Craig Shafer, one of the chaperones for the journey, wrote to the Mercury to provide an update of how the pilgrimage had been taking shape.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 20, 2015.