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Digital Photograph - Soldier Outside Tents at Royal Park Army Camp, Parkville, 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 111128

Black and white photograph showing a soldier in front of a row of tents at the Army Camp at Royal Park, during World War I, circa 1915. This soldier is thought to be Private Archibald Campbell of the 23rd Battalion AIF, B Company. He enlisted on 20 February 1915, left Melbourne on the Euripides on 8 May 1915, and fought in Gallipoli before going to the front in France. He was killed in France in August 1916.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
Soldier in officer's uniform outside tents at Royal Park military camp, World War I.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Dr Christina Cheers, 2006
Contributed by Dr Christina Cheers
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: camp sites, military bases, military uniforms, soldiers, tents, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Life During World War I in Photographs, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: army camps
Inscriptions: Mr Campbell B comp 23rd Batt. Royal Park.
People Depicted: Campbell, Mr (first name unknown)
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 20 Feb 1915-08 May 1915
Photographer: Mr Ronald Cheers
References: National Archives - Campbell Archibald: SERN 302, Series B2455, Barcode 1851988.

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