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)
He lists the people in the photo as:

From left to right front row:  Corp. McKenna, L (Leonard). 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 - Hill 60,   - 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 No. 3 C.C.S. Gallipoli..

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

They were wounded or dead, within 6 months!!


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

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