Video: Auckland Dawn Service commemorates Gallipoli anniversary

  • 25/04/2015

By 3 News online staff

More than 30,000 people were estimated to attend this morning's Dawn Service in Auckland.

The service was held at the War Memorial Museum, marking 100 years since Australian and New Zealand soldiers landed at Gallipoli on April 25 in 1915.

Some 8700 Australians died during the eight-month World War I campaign alongside more than 2500 New Zealanders. It's estimated up to 87,000 Turks lost their lives.

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source: newshub archive