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Photograph - 'Tel-el-Kabir Egypt', Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, 1916 Image Reg. No: MM 120348

Summary:
One of 44 black and white photographs in an album bound in green suede, believed to have been taken by Sergeant Major Gilbert Payne Mulcahy during World War I. It documents his military service in Egypt, France, Belgium and his return to Australia via Capetown and the Quarantine Station, Point Nepean, 1916-1919.

Image of a group of servicemen at Tel el-Kabir, Egypt. During World War I Tel el-Kabir was a training site for the Australian Imperial Forces. The image is dated to 1916.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Group of eight servicemen, all looking at the camera. Four of the men stand at the back of the group whilst the remaining four are seated. Three of the seated men form a line at the front whilst the fourth seated man is in the middle of the whole group. Tents can be seen in the background and a collection of either supplies or personal belongings can be seen in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 43 mm (Height), 65 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, troops
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sergeant Gilbert Payne Mulcahy, AIF (1893-1979)
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: portraits
Inscriptions: Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph and towards the centre of the album page: 'Tel-el-Kabir, Egypt, 1916'
Hand-written in ink on the back of the photograph: 'another group of / the boys / Feb. 1916'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Tel-el-Kabir, Egypt, 1916
Place & Date Depicted: Tel el-Kebir, Egypt, 1916

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