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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

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David John Davies BEVAN
David John Davies BEVAN 
 

Major David John Davies BEVAN, a 42 year old Chief Justice from Darwin, Northern Territory. He enlisted in the University Corps of Officers on 25 September 1896 and was subsequently allotted to the Victorian Garrison Artillery where he rose to become Major, 30 November 1910. BEVAN subsequently was placed on the Unattached List, i June 1914.

Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 24.