scrapironflotilla: Members of the Australian Battalion with a dog captured from the Turks in the Aghyl Dere valley on the Gallipoli Peninsula and named ‘Joe Bourke’. Note the small satchel strapped to the dog.
"Elsey's" group, South Australia, circa Which one is Elsey? in the front row maybe British-born Trooper Albert Elsey enlisted in South Australia, serving in the Reinforcements of the Light Horse Regiment, a unit largely raised from South Australia.
General Sir Henry George Chauvel (16 April 1865 – 4 March 1945) was a senior officer of Australian Imperial Force who fought at Gallipoli and during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign in the Middle Eastern theatre of the First World War. He was the first Australian to attain the rank of lieutenant general and later general, and the first to lead a corps. As commander of the Desert Mounted Corps, he was responsible for one of the most decisive victories and fastest pursuits in military…
Melbourne, Vic, c. 1915-01. Portrait of 424 Trooper (Tpr) Ernest Stanley Impey, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF, wearing full uniform and kit, mounted on his horse. Tpr Impey fought at Gallipoli, in the Middle East and in France, before being invalided out with the rank of Corporal in 1916-01. He returned to serve in France during 1917 and 1918 as a gunner with the 1st Divisional Ammunition Column. He was discharged in 1919. Ernest Impey died in 1978 at the age of 87