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Photograph - 'Micko', Motor Cyclist, Bancourt, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 120363

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.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
A man idenfied as 'Micko' wearing what looks to be an undershirt and dark pants with braces, sitting on a Triumph motorbike. Although both the man and the bike are orientated to the right of frame, the man is looking at the camera. Behind him is a structure sporting a sign that says "Sigs.", probably stands for Signals. Taken at Bancourt, near Bapaume in Northern France, 1917
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 65 mm (Height), 43 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: albums
Inscriptions: Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph: '"Micko" - Some Cyclist / Bancourt 1917.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Bancourt, France, 1917
Place & Date Depicted: Bancourt, France, 1917

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