Trentham Camp - March 1915

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Trentham Camp - March 1915.



This was the photo on a postcard sent by Len Hill to his brother Alex & family (my grandparents)
His lists the people as:

From left to right front row:  Corp. McKernna, L. Hill, Bert Baker, C. Maddox
Back row: T. (Thomas) Jenkins,  & Jack (John William) Neilson.


The three in the middle of this photo -  T. (Thomas) Jenkins     - KIA 21 Aug 1915 Hill 60

                                                                Jack (John William)  Neilson,  - Wounded Gallipoli Died Malta   3 Sept 1915

                                                              Len Hill,  Wounded Hill 60 27 Aug.,  Died 30 Aug 1915

They left for overseas in Apr 1915, with the 4th Reinforcements. Went onto Gallipoli in mid June 1915

They were wounded or dead, within 3 months!!


- the other casualty - William Jefferies, had already gone overseas (Dec. 1914)-  Killed Gallipoli May 1915 

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