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.

Cyril Ernest Scott was 22 years and 7 months old when he joined up in Brisbane on 1 October 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. He was later promoted to Lieutenant. He returned to Australia in 1918.

The photograph was taken at Gallipoli during George Simpson Millars time on the peninsula (May-August 1915).

Description of Content

Three men sitting in an hole, the men on the sides are wearing slouch hats and the middle one is wearing an peaked general service cap. Behind them there is some scrubs. There seems to be an jacket hung in the scrubs in the upper right corner. In the background there is an hillside.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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