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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Lest We Forget
1370 Private Walter Stanley LEDWIDGE, a 26 year old Labourer from Carrathool, New South Wales. He enlisted with the AIF on 7 October 1914 and was allotted to the 7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement which embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915. LEDWIDGE subsequently was absorbed into 7th Battalion, ? Company, and then Wounded in Action, 25 April 1915 and again Wounded in Action, 8 August 1915. During the Great War, LEDWIDGE Returned to Australia, 4 November 1915.
Sydney Mail, 26 May 1915, p. 19.