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).

Description of Content

Photograph taken in an front line trench. there is five men visible wearing either Peaked General Service caps or slouch hats. One of the soldiers have cut off the arms on his shirt. On the left hand side of the soldiers there is an alcove in the trench wall with an wool blanket over it. There is also a couple of metal cans. And the soldiers have their food pots out.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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