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Jim landed with his battalion on Gallipoli on 8 September 1915. He wrote to his family that the Turks are "still about 70 yards away from us", and asked them not to worry about him, "as I am doing splendid over here". But on 25th October he was evacuated to an hospital ship suffering from typhoid fever caught in the trenches. He died of heart failure that evening.

Jim landed with his battalion on Gallipoli on 8 September 1915. He wrote to his family that the Turks are "still about 70 yards away from us", and asked them not to worry about him, "as I am doing splendid over here". But on 25th October he was evacuated to an hospital ship suffering from typhoid fever caught in the trenches. He died of heart failure that evening.

Billy Sing, son of a Chinese father and an English mother, William is best known as a sniper during the Gallipoli Campaign. He took at least 150 (confirmed kills) during that campaign, and may have had over 200 kills in total. When combined with his kills on the Western front his tally stands close to 300 kills.  Unfortunately after the war William was never the same, he lived the remainder of his life drifting between droving and mining displaying symptoms of what we now understand to be…

Billy Sing, son of a Chinese father and an English mother, William is best known as a sniper during the Gallipoli Campaign. He took at least 150 (confirmed kills) during that campaign, and may have had over 200 kills in total. When combined with his kills on the Western front his tally stands close to 300 kills. Unfortunately after the war William was never the same, he lived the remainder of his life drifting between droving and mining displaying symptoms of what we now understand to be…

Gunner Thomas Harold Burton, 178 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.  Died of wounds 25 Mar 1918.  Every time I look at one of these IWM pictures, I hope against hope that the subject survived.  More often than not, I am disappointed.

Gunner Thomas Harold Burton, 178 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 25 Mar 1918. Every time I look at one of these IWM pictures, I hope against hope that the subject survived. More often than not, I am disappointed.

27 July 1916, Private Oliver A. Hellyer killed in action at Pozières, Somme. Unit: D Company, 18th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM

27 July 1916, Private Oliver A. Hellyer killed in action at Pozières, Somme. Unit: D Company, 18th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM

6 Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment  Lt Col Leahy was resident sectional engineer to the Pacific Railway in Argentina before the War. He returned to England and obtained his commission in the York and Lancaster Regiment in 1914.   Lt Col Leahy served in Gallipoli and in Egypt, before being posted to the Western Front where he was Mentioned in Despatches. He was killed by a shell, aged 35, while directing his men during a raid on German trenches on 17 July 1918. Lt Col Leahy is buried…

6 Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment Lt Col Leahy was resident sectional engineer to the Pacific Railway in Argentina before the War. He returned to England and obtained his commission in the York and Lancaster Regiment in 1914. Lt Col Leahy served in Gallipoli and in Egypt, before being posted to the Western Front where he was Mentioned in Despatches. He was killed by a shell, aged 35, while directing his men during a raid on German trenches on 17 July 1918. Lt Col Leahy is buried…

A Soldier In The 5th London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade).

A Soldier In The 5th London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade).

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment (R traces its origins to 1795, and since 1949 has been a militia or reserve unit of the Canadian Army. During the First World War the battalion-sized regiment was the only North American unit to fight in the Gallipoli campaign of 1915. Later in the war the regiment was virtually wiped out at Beaumont Hamel on July 1, 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Since then July 1 has been marked as Memorial Day in NL

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment (R traces its origins to 1795, and since 1949 has been a militia or reserve unit of the Canadian Army. During the First World War the battalion-sized regiment was the only North American unit to fight in the Gallipoli campaign of 1915. Later in the war the regiment was virtually wiped out at Beaumont Hamel on July 1, 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Since then July 1 has been marked as Memorial Day in NL

WW1 ANZAC postcard Australian soldier by Mason & Co Richmond Victoria spots

WW1 ANZAC postcard Australian soldier by Mason & Co Richmond Victoria spots

Previously unseen faces of the First World War: George Tinsley Thompson's service number was 13/144. He was killed in action at Gallipoli in on 7 August 1915 aged 24.

Previously unseen faces of the First World War

Previously unseen faces of the First World War: George Tinsley Thompson's service number was 13/144. He was killed in action at Gallipoli in on 7 August 1915 aged 24.

Savaş Bakanı Lord Kitchener 15 Kasım 1915'te Çanakkale'yi denetlemek için Gelibolu Yarımadası'nda bulunan birlikleri teftiş ediyor. / Field Marshall Lord Kitchener (standing centre in the dark uniform) on North Beach at Anzac, 15 November 1915,

Savaş Bakanı Lord Kitchener 15 Kasım 1915'te Çanakkale'yi denetlemek için Gelibolu Yarımadası'nda bulunan birlikleri teftiş ediyor. / Field Marshall Lord Kitchener (standing centre in the dark uniform) on North Beach at Anzac, 15 November 1915,

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