Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915 by thompsoe, via Flickr

Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915 by thompsoe, via Flickr

Soldiers in a trench, Gallipoli, Turkey, 1915 by National Library NZ on The Commons

Soldiers in a trench, Gallipoli, Turkey, 1915 by National Library NZ on The Commons

The ANZACs in this photo are brothers Harold (left) and Arthur Bartleet. The photo was taken outside of their  dugout on Gallipoli on Arthur’s 21st Birthday on the 20th of November 1915. Both brothers survived the war.

The ANZACs in this photo are brothers Harold (left) and Arthur Bartleet. The photo was taken outside of their dugout on Gallipoli on Arthur’s 21st Birthday on the 20th of November 1915. Both brothers survived the war.

Private John Sidney Diamond, 6th Battalion, sitting on a camel in front of the Sphinx at Giza. He enlisted with 6th Battalion AIF on 17 August 1914. He was awarded a Distinguished Conduct Medal for displaying 'great courage' during the landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula on 25-26 April 1915, in which he assisted in the halt of a retirement and led his unit forward under heavy fire. After the Gallipoli campaign, Diamond was commissioned and subsequently served on the Western Front.

Private John Sidney Diamond, 6th Battalion, sitting on a camel in front of the Sphinx at Giza. He enlisted with 6th Battalion AIF on 17 August 1914. He was awarded a Distinguished Conduct Medal for displaying 'great courage' during the landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula on 25-26 April 1915, in which he assisted in the halt of a retirement and led his unit forward under heavy fire. After the Gallipoli campaign, Diamond was commissioned and subsequently served on the Western Front.

Private H. A. Barker, 7th Battalion, AIF. As Lance Corporal Barker He was awarded a DCM for Conspicuous Gallantry, ability and resource on 1915-04-25 and 26, near Gaba Tepe, Dardanelles during the Gallipoli Campaign. A05530

Private H. A. Barker, 7th Battalion, AIF. As Lance Corporal Barker He was awarded a DCM for Conspicuous Gallantry, ability and resource on 1915-04-25 and 26, near Gaba Tepe, Dardanelles during the Gallipoli Campaign. A05530

Men of the 8th Battalion in an abandoned Turkish position on Bolton's Ridge. Identified from back to front: 556 Private (Pte) Ted 'Kid' Freeman of Dooen, Vic (originally of Hobart, Tas), later honorary Captain and MC, Company Quartermaster; 533 Pte George Clements of Dimboola, Vic; 527 Pte James B 'Jim' Bryant of Stawell, Vic, holding an enemy shellcase; 617 Pte Samuel 'Sam' Wilson of Dimboola, Vic (later KIA); and 571 Pte Robert Hutchinson of Horsham, Vic.   A03869 | Australian War Memorial

Men of the 8th Battalion in an abandoned Turkish position on Bolton's Ridge. Identified from back to front: 556 Private (Pte) Ted 'Kid' Freeman of Dooen, Vic (originally of Hobart, Tas), later honorary Captain and MC, Company Quartermaster; 533 Pte George Clements of Dimboola, Vic; 527 Pte James B 'Jim' Bryant of Stawell, Vic, holding an enemy shellcase; 617 Pte Samuel 'Sam' Wilson of Dimboola, Vic (later KIA); and 571 Pte Robert Hutchinson of Horsham, Vic. A03869 | Australian War Memorial

Captain Leslie Morshead in a trench at Lone Pine after the battle, looking at Australian and Ottoman dead on the parapet.  A02025 | Australian War Memorial

Captain Leslie Morshead in a trench at Lone Pine after the battle, looking at Australian and Ottoman dead on the parapet. A02025 | Australian War Memorial

Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula. 1915. Lieutenant Oliver Hogue in his dugout at Anzac. Several portraits of a woman and one of Lord Kitchener are hanging on the wall. A bag hanging from the wall might contain an early gas mask. Hogue, a journalist, wrote several books under the penname 'Trooper Bluegum'. He died of influenza in England on 3 March 1919.

Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula. 1915. Lieutenant Oliver Hogue in his dugout at Anzac. Several portraits of a woman and one of Lord Kitchener are hanging on the wall. A bag hanging from the wall might contain an early gas mask. Hogue, a journalist, wrote several books under the penname 'Trooper Bluegum'. He died of influenza in England on 3 March 1919.


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An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868.

An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868.

Australian soldiers in Gallipoli 1915. Sitting proudly in the middle is an Indigenous Australian.

Australian soldiers in Gallipoli 1915. Sitting proudly in the middle is an Indigenous Australian.

John Simpson with his Donkey, 1915: Simpson was a stretcher bearer with the ANZACs during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded British Empire soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He continued this work for 3 and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed.

John Simpson with his Donkey, 1915: Simpson was a stretcher bearer with the ANZACs during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded British Empire soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He continued this work for 3 and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed.

WWI Aussies: (ANZAC) Australia and New Zealand Army Corp.

WWI Aussies: (ANZAC) Australia and New Zealand Army Corp.

A Royal Irish Fusilier attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal his position. Gallipoli, Turkey, History In Pictures.

Australian and New Zealand troops establish a beachhead during the initial ANZAC landings at ANZAC Cove, the start of the Battle of Gallipoli land campaign in 1915, during the First World War I.

Australian and New Zealand troops establish a beachhead during the initial ANZAC landings at ANZAC Cove, the start of the Battle of Gallipoli land campaign in 1915, during the First World War I.

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