History and Culture
Turkish Charlie Ryan - Canakkle's ANZAC Hero
When a young doctor named Charlie Ryan graduated from University he went looking for adventure by joining the Turkish Army. Forty years later, as the head of the Australian Army Medical Corps he landed at Gallipoli to fight his former friends. His previous association with the Turkish Army led to a most extraordinary event.
Written By John Gillam and Yvonne Fletcher. Illustrated and Designed by Lillian Webb.
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Legends & Lessons
THE PEOPLE “Worimi” pronounced “Wor-ee-mee”.
The Worimi would have spoken in the Kattang (Kutthung) language. The Worimi Nation was made up of 18 clans.