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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John Edward PATTERSON 

738 Private John Edward PATTERSON, a 30 year old Assistant signal fitter from 721 Hunter Street West, Newcastle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 29 August 1914 and was allotted to the 4th Battalion, A Company which embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914. PATTERSON subsequently was Wounded in Action, 25 April 1915, and then again Wounded in Action, 18 August 1916. During the Great War, PATTERSON was Killed in Action, 4 October 1917, at The Battle of Broodseinde Ridge, Passchendaele, Belgium.

Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 10.