Pink Farm Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery

Pink Farm Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery

Infobox Military Cemetery
name= Pink Farm Cemetery
body= Commonwealth War Graves Commission
use_dates= 1915-1916
established= 1915
nearest_town= Krithia, Helles, Turkey
total= 602
unknowns= 250
by_country=Allied Powers:
*United Kingdom: 421
*Australia: 3
*New Zealand: 5 (3 identified)
*Undivided India: 9
World War I: 602
source= []

Pink Farm Cemetery is a small Commonwealth War Graves Commission burial ground for the dead of World War I located near the village of Krithia on the Gallipoli Peninsula. It containing the remains of some of the allied troops who died during the Battle of Gallipoli.

Sotiri Farm was named Pink Farm by the allied troops after the colour of the soil. Three cemeteries were constructed around the farm, and were combined on the site of Pink Farm Cemetery No 3, which contained 139 graves, after the Armistice and enlarged as bodies from other areas were brought to it.

External links

*cite web | url = | title = Pink Farm Cemetery | work = CWGC | accessdate = 2006-10-28
*cite web | url = | title = Pink Farm Cemetery | work = Digger History | accessdate = 2006-10-28

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