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
by_war=
World War I: 602
source= [http://www.diggerhistory2.info/graveyards/pages/helles/helles08-pink.htm]

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 = http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=66301&mode=1 | title = Pink Farm Cemetery | work = CWGC | accessdate = 2006-10-28
*cite web | url = http://www.diggerhistory2.info/graveyards/pages/helles/helles08-pink.htm | title = Pink Farm Cemetery | work = Digger History | accessdate = 2006-10-28


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of war cemeteries and memorials on the Gallipoli Peninsula — This is a list of all cemeteries and memorials erected following the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915 during World War I. There is one French cemetery, 31 Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries containing mainly dead from Britain, Australia,… …   Wikipedia

  • List of cemeteries — This list of cemeteries compiles notable cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, worldwide. Reasons for notability include their design, their history and their interments.Argentina*La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires burial… …   Wikipedia

  • National Field of Honour — The cemetery gates …   Wikipedia

  • Rupert Brooke — Born 3 August 1887 Rugby, Warwickshire, England Died 23 April 1915(1915 04 23) (aged 27) …   Wikipedia

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium