Barbed wire near Sedd-el-Bahr, 1915.

Sedd-el-Bahr was a fortified village at Cape Helles. On 25 April 1915 soldiers from the 86th and 87th Brigades landed at nearby ‘V’ Beach and were subjected to heavy fire from the Turkish defenders ensconced there. In this image Allied shipping is visible in the distance. From an album of 49 official photographs entitled, ‘The War 1914-1918’. Photograph, World War One, Gallipoli (1915).