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Tales From Gallipoli: The Sailor Left For Dead

As heads of state and senior military personnel prepare to join relatives of those who died on the Gallipoli peninsula on Saturday, we've...

As heads of state and senior military personnel prepare to join relatives of those who died on the Gallipoli peninsula on Saturday, we've been speaking to some of those whose loved ones fought in the campaign 100 years ago. 
 
Paul Smedley’s father Captain Clifford Lawson Smedley joined the Royal Navy at the start of World War One, aged just 19. 
 
He was one of the first ashore at Gallipoli and was shot and left for dead by the Turkish defence. He survived and later went on to serve in the Second World War as well.