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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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Thomas Terance RODGERS
Thomas Terance RODGERS 
 

In the above photograph, 1109 Private James Dundee BOSTOCK is in the background. The man in the foreground is 780 Private Thomas Terance RODGERS.

780 Private Thomas Terance RODGERS, a 19 year old Moulder from Ipswich, Queensland. He enlisted on 25 September 1914 and was allotted to the 6th (Queensland) Reinforcements which embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918. RODGERS subsequently was transferred to 15th Battalion, C Company and Wounded in Action, 30 April 1915. After the Great War, RODGERS Returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.