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:
Finding service information.
Should any further details be sought, see Australian Light Horse Studies Centre
Lest We Forget
6/1683 Private Francis James PAGE, a 22 year old Labourer from Tai Tapu, Canterbury, New Zealand. He enlisted in the NZEF in 1914 and was allotted to the Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 3rd Reinforcements which embarked from Wellington, New Zealand, on board either HMNZT 17 Maunganui, HMNZT 18 Tahiti, or HMNZT 19 Aparima on 14 February 1915. PAGE subsequently was absorbed into Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company and was Wounded in Action, 26 April 1915. During the Great War PAGE was Killed in Action, 29 September 1917, at Ypres, Belgium.
Sydney Morning Herald, 8 May 1915, p. 5.
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