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.

Archibald Maclaine Morrision was 20 years and 11 months when he joined up in Enorrega, QLD on 1 October 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. He is mentioned as the best man in George Simpson Millars sister Nancie Millars wedding. He was wounded at Gallipoli and returned to Australia in 1915.

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

'Beach' in the text reefers to Anzac Cove in the Anzac Sector. http://user.online.be/snelders/plnamae.htm

Description of Content

Landscape photograph from Gallipoli. In the foreground on the side there is some scrub/tree branches. In the middle of the photo there is an tree on top of an cliffside. in the distance there is the beach and some hills.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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