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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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Walter Ernest DEXTER
Walter Ernest DEXTER 
 

Captain Walter Ernest DEXTER, a 41 year old Clergyman from St Barnabas Vicarage, South Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 8 September 1914 and was allotted to the Chaplains' Corps which embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914. After the Great War, DEXTER Returned to Australia, 6 March 1920. DEXTER was awarded the DSO, MC, and Mentioned in Despatches.

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Australian officers in Martyn's Lane.