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inscription reads : "Prayers to the souls of
First Lieutenant of Cavalry Halid
of 3rd Army Corps, 4th Regiment, 1st
Lieutenant of Cavalry Ali Rıza Efendi of the 15th
Regiment, 4th Company who were killed in the attack to recapture
Halid Rıza Hill during the fight at Arıburnu on 30 May 1915."
First Lieutenant Halid and Lieutenant Ali Rıza Efendi died on 30 May in fighting on Halid Rıza Hill (Old No 3 Outpost) in the Anzac sector which was named after them.
"Gallipoli Battlefield Guide", (Istanbul 2006), Gürsel Göncü & Şahin Aldoğan, p. 133
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