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 at Gallipoli during George Simpson Millars time on the peninsula (May-August 1915). The Sphinx was an major landmark at Gallipoli.

Description of Content

Landscape photograph from Gallipoli. in the foreground there is an trench running towards the centre of the image, there is an rope laying on the side of the trench to the left. In the middle portion of the photo there are several dug outs or dwellings. In the background there are hills. For example the Sphinx in the centre of the photo.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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