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.

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Gordon Albert MUNRO
Gordon Albert MUNRO 

Lieutenant Gordon Albert MUNRO, a 20 year old Teacher from Torrens Road, Kilkenny, South Australia. He enlisted on 28 August 1914 and was allotted to the 12th Battalion, F Company which embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914. Subsequently MUNRO was Killed in Action 25 April 1915.

Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 8.

The photograph is of Lieutenant Gordon Albert MUNRO in the uniform of an 76th Infantry officer and prior to the Great War, was a Lieutenant in "D" Company (Brompton, Croydon, and Bowden) of this Battalion.