This is a 30-second clip from a simulated recording of Australian troops docking in Egypt after their voyage from Australia to take part in the First World War.
Australian long boats reach the beach at Gallipoli, early in the morning on 25 April 1915. Hundreds of men storm ashore under heavy fire from rifle and artillery.
Having said goodbye to his family, Will (Guy Hastings) marches out with his unit to board a transport ship. As his ship sails, he reads his farewell letters.
Will (Guy Hastings) joins his friends in Martin Place, Sydney, for a drink. They discuss the war while drinking and Will urges them to join up.
Will Brown (Guy Hastings) has joined up. He realises it is time to put away the things of his sporting youth. He picks up his rifle and heads off to training camp.
This Australasian Gazette newsreel from approximately 1917 shows the first shipment of Red Cross supplies leaving Federal Government House, Melbourne for soldiers in Egypt.
This collection includes images of Anzac troops in Egypt and Gallipoli, some beautiful hand-tinted glass slides and a couple of popular songs from the First World War era.
This image (B&W glass slide) was probably taken by an Australian soldier during a break from a route (training) march. Australian troops relax under the shade of trees in Egypt.