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.

Neville Montague Little was 22 years and 1 months old when he joined up in Enoggera, QLD on 5 October 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. He was later promoted to lieutenant. He was Killed in Action in France in September 1916.

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

Description of Content

Photograph of soldiers in an trench. The two soldiers standing on the right are wearing slouch hats and is probably Neville and Archie that is mentioned in the caption They might be wearing white arm bands, which was used during the August 8 attack. Behind them on the right in the shadows there are several more soldiers sitting and an rifle resting to the trench wall. There are some scrubs above behind the trench.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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