Monument of Respect for the Mehmetcik

Monument of Respect for the Mehmetcik (HM1LUB)

Location: , Çanakkale 17900 Eceabat
Country: Turkey
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N 40° 13.202', E 26° 17.093'

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Mehmetçiǧe Saygı Anıtı

"Biz Çanakkale Yarımadasının Türklerle savaşarak ve binlerce insanımızı kaybederek kahraman Turk milletine ve onun essiz vatan sevgisine duyduǧumuz büyük takdir ve hayranlıkla ayrıldık. Bütün Avustralyalılar Mehmetçiǧi kendi evlatları gibi sever Onum mertliǧi, vatan ve insan sevgisi siperlerdeki dayanılmaz heybet ve cesareti, bütün. Anzakları hayran bırakan yurt sevgisi insanlığın örnek alacaǧı büyük hasletlerdir. Mehmetçiǧe minnet ve saygılarımla..." — Avustralya Genel Valisi Lord Casey
Despite battling against the Turks at the Canakkale peninsula and loosing thousands of our people, we left with great admirance for the Turkish people and how patriotic they were. All Australians love the Mehmetcik. Their greatness, their love for people as a race, their love for their own people, and their unimaginable courage and glory... The love that Turkish people displayed for their country is a great example for man kind, that left Australians stunned.
To the Turkish Soldiers, with gratefulness and regards,
Viceroy Lord Casey.
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Date Added Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)26T E 560846 N 4452424
Decimal Degrees40.22003333, 26.28488333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.202', E 26° 17.093'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 12.12" N, 26° 17' 5.58" E
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Çanakkale 17900, TR
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