Former foes honor Gallipoli's fallen on 100th anniversary

April 24, 2015 2:29 PM

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GALLIPOLI PENINSULA (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan led commemorations on the Gallipoli peninsula on Friday to mark the 100th anniversary of a World War One battle that helped shape the birth of new nations.

Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have flocked to the peninsula on Turkey's Aegean coast to remember the fallen in an ill-fated Allied campaign a century ago that claimed more than 130,000 lives.

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