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).

Fredrerick Mitchell Waite was 34 years old when he joined up in Toowomba, QLD on 4 November1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. During an raid on June 28th 1915 he received a special mentioning for rescuing wounded under heavy fire. He became Captain before the end of the war and returned to Australia in 1919.

Description of Content

Four men sitting in a trench. All the men are wearing slouch hats. The person in front is wearing an shirt with the arms cut off. The two men in the back are hardly visible. Above the men there is an blanket to shield the men from the sun.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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