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.

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Edward TWYNAM 

Major Edward TWYNAM, a 31 year old Area officer from Riversdale, Goulburn, New South Wales. TWYNAM enlisted with the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force from 18 August 1914 to 18 January 1915. He enlisted in the AIF on 1 June 1915 and was allotted to the 13th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement which embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915. TWYNAM was absorbed into the 13th Battalion, H Company, 23 October 1915. During the Great War, TWYNAM Returned to Australia, 4 August 1917.


13th Battalion officers playing polo.