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).

Kenneth MacLeod Hamilton was 22 years and 6 months old when he joined up in Longreach, QLD on 5 November 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. During the harsh winter months he caught enteric fever and was sent back to Australia in November 1915. In 1916 he was back serving with the Light Horse in Egypt/Palestine where he served until he returned to Australia in 1919.

Archibald George Hughes was 37 years and 6 months old when he joined up in Brisbane, QLD on 10 December 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. He returned to Australia in 1919.

Description of Content

In the foreground there is an soldier sitting down having his hair cut. The soldier standing up is wearing an slouch hat. In the background on the left there is an dugout with a blanket or tent used as an roof.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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