Munster Fusiliers lose 70% of men at Gallipoli 1915

#OnThisDay 1915 Captain G.W. Geddes, Officer Commanding X Company Munster Fusiliers disembarked the collier ship Clyde at V Beach in Gallipoli. He made it to the beach but the next 48 men did not. Geddes later wrote that he lost 70% of his men.

For more, read here: http://historyhub.ie/the-irish-at-gallipoli-episode-2-the-landing

Major Guy Westland Geddes

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