Historical information

Elias Samuel BABIDGE No 1312 enlisted in the 2nd reinforcements 6 th Batt AIF on 18.11.1914. Embarked for Egypt 2.2.1915 then Gallipoli 5.4.1915. WIA 14.5.1915 GSW to the shoulder. Hospitalised 3.12.1915 with enteritis. Embarked for Australia 9.2.1916 enteric. He embarked for England on 3.7.1916 with the 18th reinforcements 6th Batt.
Regt No. changes to 2194. Transferred to the 59th Batt 8.10.1916. WIA 21.12.1916 with GSW to the buttocks but changed legs slight. Hospitalised 21.7.1917 with old GSW (ulcer). WIA 25.6.1918 with GSW chest penetrating. DOW's 25.6.1918.

Collection re Mrs May Burns.

Physical description

Post card photo of the grave of Sam BABIDGE, other graves and buildings in the back ground.

Inscriptions & markings

On photo “2194 Pte S BABIDGE”. On rear “Sam Babidges grave at Gallipoli” in blue ink.