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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Francis Maxwell BARTON
Francis Maxwell BARTON 

Lieutenant Francis Maxwell BARTON, a 21 year old Student from "Nyrangie", Gladesville, Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 October 1914 and was allotted to the 13th Battalion, E Company which embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914. DUNNE subsequently was Wounded in Action, 2 May 1915. During the Great War, DUNNE was Killed in Action, 11 August 1916, at Mouquet Farm, France.


Francis Maxwell BARTON.

13th Battalion officers playing polo.