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UK personnel join ANZAC Day commemoration in Afghanistan

British military personnel joined their coalition partners from Australia and New Zealand in commemorating ANZAC Day recently.

A dawn service at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan commemorated Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day, to remember soldiers who fought at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War.

An estimated 8,709 soldiers from Australia and 2,721 soldiers from New Zealand died in the war.

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