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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Sydney John Flemming BEWICKE
Sydney John Flemming BEWICKE 

Lieutenant Sydney John Flemming BEWICKE, a 22 year old Accountant from 58 Ormonde Street, Paddington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 February 1915 and was allotted to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement which embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 11 February 1915. BEWICKE was absorbed into 4th Battalion, ? Company and subsequently was Killed in Action, 2 May 1915.

Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 18.