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 Millar's time on the peninsula (May-August 1915).

Archibald Currie was 26 years and 8 months old when he joined up in Longreach, QLD on 2 November 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. He rose the ranks and was made lieutenant in October 1917. He was wounded in September 1918 during the Palestine Campaign and died of wounds 25 September 1918.

Description of Content

Photograph of an man standing on a hillside. He is wearing shorts, breeches and an slouch hat. He has also got an leather binocular case on his right hip.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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