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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James Dundee BOSTOCK
James Dundee BOSTOCK 

In the above photograph, James Dundee BOSTOCK is in the background. The man in the foreground is 780 Private Thomas Terance RODGERS.

1109 Private James Dundee BOSTOCK, a 18 year old Farmer from Experimental State Farm, Dulacca, Queensland. He enlisted on 2 November 1914 and was allotted to the 9th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement which embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914. BOSTOCK subsequently was transferred to 9th Battalion, A Company and Wounded in Action, 29 April 1915. After the Great War, BOSTOCK Returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 9.