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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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William Roy HODGSON
William Roy HODGSON 
 

Lieutenant William Roy HODGSON, a 22 year old Soldier from Colac, Victoria. He enlisted on 14 August 1914 and was allotted to the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 5th Battery which embarked from embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914. During the Gallipoli Campaign he was Wounded in Action, 1 May 1915. He subsequently Returned to Australia 22 February 1917.

He was incorrectly reported as having Died of Wounds at Gallipoli,

Sydney Mail, 19 May 1915, p. 18.