As casualties lists from the Gallipoli Campaign became known in Australia during June 1915. 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
Captain Douglas Murray McWHAE a 30 year old Medical practitioner from 7th Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia. He enlisted with the AIF on 17 August 1914 and was allotted to the 3rd Field Ambulance, C Section which embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1914. McWHAE subsequently was Wounded in Action, 28 April 1915. After the Great War, McWHAE Returned to Australia, 22 November 1919. McWHAE was awarded the CMG, CBE, Legion D'Honneur: Croix D'Officer and twice Mentioned in Despatches.
Sydney Mail, 2 June 1915, p. 16.
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