Alec "The Kid" Campbell lied about his age and served at Gallipoli aged just He was the final surviving Australian participant of the campaign. "I joined for adventure," he said. "I am not a philosopher. Gallipoli was Gallipoli.
Gallipoli - World War I is one of the most painful periods in Australian history. The campaign was the first major battle undertaken by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), and is often considered to mark the birth of national consciousness.
Australian soldiers blinded in a German gas attack at an aid station near Bois de l’abbe, they had been gassed in the operations in front of Villers-Bretonneux, France, May [Colorized by Royston Leonard]