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 onboard SS. Caledonia off Gibraltar in August/September 1915 while George Simpson Millar was being evacuated from Gallipoli to a hospital in London.

Description of Content

The photo is taken on the Atlantic side of Gibraltar off Bleak Beach/Little Bay. In the middle part of the photo there is cliffs leading up to the Rock in the background. The low lying point on the right side is Europa Point were the Light House and additional buildings are visible. The scene is identical to MM 050363.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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