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:

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Aubrey SEARS
Aubrey SEARS 

1419 Private Aubrey SEARS, a 29 year old Joiner from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 November 1914 and was allotted to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement which embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915. SEARS was absorbed into 1st Battalion, ? Company and subsequently was Wounded in Action, 25 April 1915. During the Great War, SEARS Returned to Australia, 27 September 1918.

Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 10.