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Photograph - Soldier Standing Behind Grave, Shell Green, Gallipoli, Turkey, Trooper George Simpson Millar, World War I, 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 050480

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 in Gallipoli during George Simpson Millar time on the peninsula and after 1 August 1915 (The date of Harris death). The photograph is also in the Australian War Memorials collection (collections number H00193) http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/H00193 .
Description:
Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.
Description Of Content:
In the foreground there is the grave of Hubert Harris with an white cross with an rock border around the grave. in the background there is an soldier in shorts and slouch hat. He is holding an metal box. In the background there is the hillside.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 60 mm (Width), 85 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, australian army, military memorabilia, militaria australian, gravestones
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: war graves & burials
Original Caption: Col Hughes - Harris' grave Killed
Inscriptions: Hand written on secondary support above image: 'Killed\ Col Hubert\Harris' grave'
Bottom right corner of album page, handwritten in pencil: '44'
People Depicted: HUGHES C.
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Gallipoli Peninsula, Dardanelles, Turkey, 1915
Person Commemorated: Lieutenant Colonel Hubert Harris - Australian Imperial Force (AIF)
Photographer: Lieutenant George Millar - Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Australian Field Artillery, 1914-1919

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