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 shows British and French battleships in the waters off Gallipoli during the 1915 Gallipoli campaign.

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Fleet of British and French warships at Cape Helles off the shore of Gallipoli. The warship in the foreground is a French ship (note the tricolour). Land visible in the extreme background.

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