Never before seen photos of the disastrous Gallipoli campaign come to light

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The RNAS armoured car division was re-equipped and sent west to Mersa Matrouh where a Ottoman instigated uprising of the Senussi tribe had to be put down.<br />
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Never before seen photos of the disastrous Gallipoli campaign have come to light over a century later.<br />
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The fascinating snaps were taken by Sub Lieutenant Gilbert Speight who served in the Royal Naval Air Service in World War One.<br />
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They feature in his photo album which covers his eventful war, including a later stint in Egypt.<br />
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There are dramatic photos of the Allies landing at X Beach, as well as sobering images of a mass funeral following the death of 17 Brits. Another harrowing image shows bodies lined up in a mass grave.<br />
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The album, which also shows troops during rare moments of relaxation away from the heat of battle, has emerged for sale with C & T Auctions, of Ashford, Kent. It is expected to fetch £1,500.