Quinn's Post and cemetery


It was named from Major Hugh Quinn and located on the northern edge of the main Anzac line and it was the nearest point to the Turks. Turks call here as bomb ridge. Here was one of the most dangerous places at Anzac. Turkish trenches were just a few meters to Quinn’s post. Struggle between Turks and Anzacs at Quinn’s post was ferocious and bloody. It was a bomb throwing fight between two sides and Anzacs had a lack of bomb and jam tin bomb factory was established, tunnels were dug. Anzacs took over the post on 26th of April, 1915. Here was the scene of some of the most dramatic events in the Gallipoli campaign.

Cemetery of Quinn’s post has 179 identified 294 unidentified burials