Toll of War, February 1915

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Toll of War, February 1915.


This image from the Sun newspaper shows soldiers from the 1st Canterbury Company of the Canterbury Infantry Battalion relaxing on the banks of the Suez Canal in February 1915.

More than half of those pictured were killed in action, many in the Gallipoli campaign, while the others were wounded.

Pictured are: W.S. Pratt, R. Herman, L. Sapsford, R. Livingstone, L.H. Parson, T. Burns, J. Aitken, O. Norris, J. Irwin [Erwin], F. Buttle, N. Sime, N. Gulliver, W.S Hughes, W. Cookson, W. Marshall, S. Natusch, D. Manning, K.S. Jamieson [Jameson], G.L. Porter.

Source: Sun, 23 August, 1930, page 23.

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