VIDEO: Queen honours Gallipoli fallen at Sandringham ceremony

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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have today led tributes to the men killed in the Gallipoli campaign during a ceremony marking the centenary of the end of the operation.

The last troops left the garrison on January 9, 1916, following a nine-month campaign in which more than 56,000 British, Empire and French servicemen were killed.

Hundreds of people gathered around the Sandringham war memorial this morning to see the Queen and Prince Philip lay wreaths to honour the dead.

They were joined by senior military figures, representatives of the Royal British Legion and dozens of members of the Gallipoli Association, which works to raise awareness of the campaign.

The campaign has particular significance in West Norfolk because of the story of the Sandringham Company, made up from men who worked on the royal estate and of whom 19 were killed at Gallipoli. Their names are among 63 on the Sandringham memorial.

The ceremony, which was also attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, followed the regular Sunday morning at the St Mary Magdalene church.

The royal party walked from the church to the war memorial ahead of the ceremony, while the Queen and Duke were driven back to the house afterwards.