2,721 New Zealanders died in the Battle of Galipoli, and another 4,752 were wounded.
In addition there were about 2,000 who became ill from diseases such as enteric fever and dysentery
How many number people died at Gallipoli?
8709 Australians and 2701 New Zealanders died in the battle at Gallipoli. 17924 Australians and 4852 New Zealanders were wounded in the battle at Gallipoli. Thats a total of 26, 663 Australian casualties, A total of 7553 New Zealand casualties. A grand total of 34, 216 Anzac casualties. ...
What countries took part in the Gallipoli landing?
The British, the French, the Australians and the New Zealanders (the Australians and the New Zealanders were collectively called the ANZACs) were the allies and the Turks were the opposition. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, New Zealand
Why do New Zealanders still remember the battle at Gallipoli?
For New Zealand in the early 1900's the loss of 5,000 men (approx) was a big loss. Many people alive today lost their grandfather or some relative in the battle at Gallipoli. ...
Asked in WW1 Allied Forces, New Zealand
How many New Zealand and Australian troops landed at Gallipoli on the 25th April 1915?
Some 60,000 Australians and 18,000 New Zealanders were part of a larger British force. ...
Asked in World War 1, New Zealand, New Zealand History
Why do New Zealanders go to Gallipoli?
At the start of the 1st World War there was strong support for the British Empire which at the time included Australia and New Zealand. That is why the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp - ANZAC - was formed as soldiers willing to fight and die for Britain. After the military disaster of Gallipoli many soldiers from that campaign were sent to the Western Front were despite bravery at all levels many of those who did survive Gallipoli died in the...
Why did the ANZACs land in Gallipoli and how many ANZAC were killed?
The ANZACs landed in Gallipoli because of a British navigational error. Which led the ANZACs to land incorrectly according to historians. 2721 New Zealanders and 8000+ Australians were killed. ...
How many Australians were involved in the landings at Gallipoli?
It is not known how many Australian troops were involved in the landings at Gallipoli. However, the entire Gallipoli campaign resulted in 26,111 Australian casualties, and this included between 8,150 and 8,500 deaths. The total number of Allied troops who took part in the Gallipoli campaign was about 480,000, but this included Australians, New Zealanders, British and French. ...