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"Trenches on Cheshire Ridge", reproduced from a period picture (Başar Eryoner - private collection)

 

 

 

 

A ridge between the upper reaches of the Chailak Dere and the southern fork of the Aghyl Dere. Named after the 8th Cheshires who were in the 40th Brigade of the 13th Division. Its respective parts were known as Upper and Lower Cheshire. Durrant’s Post was in the centre.

"The New Zealanders at Gallipoli", (Auckland 1921), Major Fred Waite, p. 319.

 

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