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 Chatham's Post in Gallipoli during George Simpson Millars time on the peninsula (May-August 1915). Chatham's Post was made famous as the location of crack sniper Billy Sing.

Description of Content

Landscape photograph taken from Chathams Post up Poppy Valley towards Lone Pine. Enemy territory is written on the photo to the left. There is an sandbag visible to the right of the photo. Behind that there is an valley with trees and scrubs.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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