The First to Fall

This poignant photograph shows the very first Allied land casualty of the Gallipoli Campaign. If you look carefully you can clearly see Australian Sapper R Reynolds lying on the beach as members of the 4th Battalion come ashore. This picture was taken at 8am on 25 April at what would become known as Anzac Cove

Image courtesy of Imperial War Museum

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by Stephen Luscombe