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The Battle of Sari Bair

28th September 2020

The Battle of Sari Bair

The Battle of Sari Bair was honoured by B (Sari Bair) Company, The First Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles on 24th September at Sir John Moore Barracks.

A temple service took place in the morning followed by an honour guard and wreath-laying ceremony at the guardroom.

Later, a cake cutting ceremony was followed by presenting an award to the best Rifleman, a welcome and farewell program and raffle draw for the families. The program was attended by Battalion Headquarters personnel and observed virtually by Sari Bair families and Sari Barians (BATUK) team through the digital App ZOOM.

The Battle of Sari Bair
The Battle of Sari Bair
The Battle of Sari Bair
The Battle of Sari Bair
The Battle of Sari Bair

The Battle of Sari Bair, also known as the August Offensive (Turkish: Ağustos Taarruzları), represented the final attempt made by the British in August 1915 to seize control of the Gallipoli peninsula from the Ottoman Empire during the First World War.

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