Summary

Photograph in an album that belonged to an Australian serviceman in the 5th Australian Light House during World War I. The album contains 103 small black and white photographs, mainly of Gallipoli in 1915 and some of France and Belgium. They are believed to have been taken by Trooper George Simpson Millar, service no. 160, 'A' Troop, 'C' Squadron, 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade, A.I.F. He served in Gallipoli and France (for some time as an officer in the Imperial Army), returning to Australia in 1919.

The photograph was taken when Millar traveled through the Suez canal in January 1915 enroute to Egypt with the 5th Light Horse Regiment.

Description of Content

The Suez Canal in the foreground. Four mooring posts and a small boat is visible in the middle left half of the photo. In the middle half of the photo there is a small collection of huts with straw roofs. Several persons are visible in and around the village and on the water edge.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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