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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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Robert James LEWIS
Robert James LEWIS 
 

Captain Robert James LEWIS, a 35 year old Civil servant from 119 Phillip Street, Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted in the AIF on 24 March 1915 and was allotted to the 25th Battalion, Headquarters which embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915. WYNNE subsequently was Killed in Action 18 June 1916 at La Plus Douve near Neuve Eglise, France.

Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 24.