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.

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.

Allan Duncan Duke was 19 years and 7 months old when he joined up in Winton, QLD on 29 October 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign and later in Egypt. In August 1916 he was wounded and later sent back to Australia.

Fredrerick Mitchell Waite was 34 years old when he joined up in Toowomba, QLD on 4 November 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. During an raid on 28 June 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.

Walter Alexander Young was 21 years old when he joined up Winton, QLD on 6 November 1914. He served in the 5th Light Horse Regiment during the Gallipoli Campaign. He was Killed in Action on 28 June 1915 at Gallipoli.

The photograph was taken at Gallipoli during George Simpson Millars time on the peninsula (May-August 1915).

Description of Content

In the foreground there is five men. All of them, except for the second one from the right who is wearing an peaked general service cap, is wearing slouch hats. Besides the men on the right side there is an bucket and a couple of clothes left to dry on a bush. In the background there is the ocean.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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