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Nameless Peak

Also known as: Hill Q.

[Lent by Capt. Boxer, N.Z.M.O. — On the Top of the Great Pyramid. — This New Zealand officer, the two Australians, the Ghurkha officer and the two Ghurkhas are typical of the men who in August 1915, reached the highest points on the Gallipoli Peninsula—the New Zealanders on Chunuk Bair; the Australians on Abdel Rahman Bair; the Ghurkhas on Hill Q Looking towards Koja Chemen Tepe (Hill 971) from Chunuk Bair. — Hill Q is the high ground to the right The Apex and Chunuk Bair. — These photographs were taken after the Armistice in 1918, and clearly show the distinction between Chunuk Bair and Hill 971, which was 1,400 yards away. No British Troops ever got on to Koja Chemen Tepe (or Hill 971). When New Zealanders say they were on “the top of 971,” they mean “the ridge of Chunuk Bair.” Hill Q is about 600 yards from the highest point of Chunuk Bair. Koja Chemen Tepe is 800 yards further on than the crest of Q


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