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Photograph - Soldier in Front of Camp, Gallipoli, Turkey, Trooper George Simpson Millar, World War I, 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 050483

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).
Description:
Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.
Description Of Content:
In the foreground there is an soldier holding up an object. In the background there is several dugouts with tent/tarp roofs and in the extreme background there is dense scrubs.
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, trenches, militaria australian, sea shells, dwellings
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: battles & battlefields
Inscriptions: Bottom right corner of album page, handwritten in pencil: '46'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Gallipoli Peninsula, Dardanelles, Turkey, 1915
Photographer: Lieutenant George Millar - Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Australian Field Artillery, 1914-1919

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