Map of the southern section of the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, showing main features, landing beaches and approximate front lines as of August 1915.
The objectives for the first day were the line Gaba Tepe - Hill 971 - Mal Tepe in the Anzac Sector and a line through Achi Baba to the coast east and west in the Helles sector.
The Anzacs were intended to have been landed south of Hell Spit.
The Helles sector (the 'toe' of the Peninsula) was held by the British on the left, with the right-hand side (looking from this viewpoint) held by the French Corps Expeditionnaire d'Orient.
Yellow indicates landing places. The large arrows indicating the beach represent the direction of attack.
Showing the Anzac and Helles sectors, where landings took place on 25th April, 1915, and the Suvla sector (north of Anzac) where landings occurred in August 1915.
The distance from the Helles sector to the Anzac sector was aprroximately 20 kilometres (13 miles).
Who Landed Where on 25th April 1915?
|A & NZAC
times at which the unit
3rd Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force
9th (Queensland) Battalion (4:30am)
10th (South Australia) Battalion (4:30am)
11th (Western Australia) Battalion 4:30am)
12th (South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania) Battalion (4:30am)
3rd Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps (Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania) (4:30am)
1st Field Company, Engineers (NSW) (4:30am) [First Brigade, but landed with 3rd Brigade]
3rd Field Company, Engineers (Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania)
2nd Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force
5th (Victoria) Battalion (7:00am)
6th (Victoria) Battalion (6:00am)
7th (Victoria) Battalion (5:30am)
8th (Victoria) Battalion (7:30am)
2nd Field Company, Engineers (Victoria)
1st Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force
1st (NSW) Battalion (7:30am)
2nd (NSW) Battalion (7:30am)
3rd (NSW) Battalion (8:00am)
4th (NSW) Battalion (8:00am)
1st Casualty Clearing Station, Australian Army Medcal Corps (Tasmania)
1st Field Company, Engineers (NSW)
7th Brigade, Indian Mountain Artillery
26th (Jacob's) Battery (6 mountain guns) 10:30am
21st (Kohat) Battery (6 mountain guns) (6:00pm)
New Zealand Infantry Brigade, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Auckland Battalion (9:00am)
Canterbury Battalion (10:30am)
Wellington Battalion (1:00pm)
Otago Battalion (2:00pm)
4th Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force
13th (NSW) Battalion (night, possibly early morning 26 April)
14th (Victoria) Battalion (evening)
15th (Queensland, Tasmania) Battalion (4:00pm)
16th (Western Australia, South Australia) Battalion (4:00pm)
4th Battery, Australian Field Artillery (one gun only) (6:00pm)
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French forces were engaged in actions at Kum Kale, on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles, on 25th April, and arrived to take over the right of the Helles sector on 27th April.
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