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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Lewis Wibmer JEFFRIES
Lewis Wibmer JEFFRIES 

Captain Lewis Wibmer JEFFRIES, a 30 year old Medical practitioner from Defence Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted with the AIF on 2 October 1914 and was allotted to the Field Ambulance 4, Section B which embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914. JEFFRIES subsequently was Wounded in Action, 9 May 1915. After the Great War, JEFFRIES Returned to Australia, 13 August 1918. JEFFRIES was awarded the DSO and Mentioned in Despatches.

Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 18.