Anzac Day By Mila Lynch-Blosse

What is ANZAC Day?

Anzac Day is a day to remember the poor soldiers who fought and died at Gallipoli. ANZAC stands for, Australia and New Zealand Army Corps.

Who was involved in the Gallipoli conflict?

The ANZAC's fought in Gallipoli against the Turks. Millions of solders died in the battle of Gallipoli, But we didn't win.

When did it take place?

The Battle of Gallipoli took place bettween 19 February 1915 – 9 January 1916. The ANZAC's landed in Gallipoli on the 19 February 1915. And they left on the 20 December.

Why is ANZAC important to us?

ANZAC day is important to us because it is really sad that so many people died. My great grandad was in the war, but he came home alive. Some men from WW1 are still alive. They march in the ANZAC parade.

Anzac Facts

The ANZACs were all volunteers. April 25, Anzac Day, was the day the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915. 25 April, was officially named ANZAC Day in 1916. The first dawn service on an ANZAC Day was in 1923. AIF is an abbreviation for Australian Imperial Force.

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