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:
Finding service information.
Should any further details be sought, see Australian Light Horse Studies Centre
Lest We Forget
Captain Stewart MILSON, a 42 year old Station manager from "Walaya", Peel Street, Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 27 August 1914 and was allotted to the 4th Battalion, E Company which embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914. Subsequently MILSON was Wounded in Action 25 April 1915 and then Killed in Action, 7 August 1915, during the August offensive at Gallipoli.
Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 8.
The photograph is of Captain Stewart MILSON in the uniform of aNSW Scottish Rifles officer and prior to the Great War, served in this Battalion as Lieutenant and Captain.