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 probably taken during the landing of the 5th Light Horse at Gallipoli in May 1915.

Description of Content

Photograph of Transport ship transferring British soldiers to a smaller ship at Suvla Bay. There are three ships visible in the a small single funnel trawler in front with an larger possibly paddle steam powered white ship behind and a large black double funnel Transport. The large black transport has the pennant number B20 in white on the bow. The stern and part of the superstructure of another ship (flying either the Blue or the Red Ensign from the stern) is visible behind the black transport ship. There are other ships visible in the background. Land is visible in the extreme background on the left and the right side.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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