Photograph in an album that belonged to an Australian serviceman in the 5th Australian Light House during World War I. The album contains 103 small black and white photographs, mainly of Gallipoli in 1915 and some of France and Belgium. They are believed to have been taken by Trooper George Simpson Millar, service no. 160, 'A' Troop, 'C' Squadron, 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade, A.I.F. He served in Gallipoli and France (for some time as an officer in the Imperial Army), returning to Australia in 1919.

The photograph was taken at 1st General Hospital in Camberwell in London in September/October 1915.

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The Photo is taken in the gardens or courtyard at the No 1 London General Hospital at Camberwell in London. In the photo there is five men with hospital uniforms (some times refereed to as 'Hospital blues'), great coats (except for the soldier sitting to the right in the front row) and apart from the soldier to the right in the back row (who is wearing an khaki Peaked General Service Cap) they're all wearing Australian slouch hats with Light Horseman plumes. In the group photo there is also two nurses.

Physical Description

Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.

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