Capt. Alfred John Shout VC, MC, (MID) - 1st Bn Australian Infantry, A.I.F. MC awarded for 'conspicuous courage and ability' at Walker's Ridge, 27.4.1915. VC awarded for most conspicuous bravery at Lone Pine trenches, Gallipoli Peninsula, 9.8.1915. C-LG 15.10.1915. DOW rec'd at Lone Pine 11.8.1915 & buried at sea. Commemorated Lone Pine Memorial -> Panel 12. Most highly decorated soldier of A.I.F. during Gallipoli Campaign. Served Sec. Boer War. b. Wellington, N.Z. 8.8.1882.
Australian troops at Mena Camp, Egypt, December looking towards the Pyramids. Many Australian units brought kangaroos and other Australian animals with them to Egypt, and some were given to the Cairo Zoological Gardens when the units went to Gallipoli.
Unidentified photographer In the firing trench at Gallipoli during World War I, 1915 Reference Number: Gelatin silver print Photographic Archive, Alexander Turnbull Library Find out more about this image from the Alexander Turnbull Library.