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Gallipoli Album, May 1915
Gallipoli Album, May 1915
Welcome to the Gallipoli Album, May 1915.

As casualties lists from the Gallipoli Campaign became known in Australia from early May 1915, it became a practice to publish a photograph of individuals. These photographs were supplied by the families of the person on the casualty list. There were few photographs published in relation to the number of casualties listed. To give the extent of the human tragedy that unfolded, the photographs were extracted from the various newspapers and placed in this album. Each photograph is clearly identified to an individual and brief details are given as a short biography.

For a comprehensive listing of photographs in the album, see:

Gallipoli Album, May 1915, Contents

Finding service information.

Navigating the National Archives Service File

Should any further details be sought, see Australian Light Horse Studies Centre

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Cecil Henry FOOTT
Cecil Henry FOOTT 
 

Lieutenant Colonel Cecil Henry FOOTT, a 39 year old Soldier from London, England. He was appointed to the AIF in London on 9 January 1915 and was appointed Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General of the Australian Division 20 January 1915. After the Great War, FOOTT Returned to Australia, 28 November 1919. FOOTT was awarded the DSO, MC, and Mentioned in Despatches five times.

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Australian officers in Martyn's Lane.