The Gallipoli campaign is important to the town of Luton, due to the sheer number of Lutonians who were fighting there as part of the 1/5th Bedfordshire Regiment. Casulties were very heavy, and it is regarded as one of the single largest losses of life sustained by the town in a short period of time.

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The articles linked here aim to give an overview of the campaign, and how it affected the town of Luton. They are taken from primary sources e.g. The Luton News, published letters, war diaries etc.