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Photograph - Wardrecques, France, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, Sep 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 120369

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 depicting a group of servicemen at Wardrecques, France. The image is dated to September 1917.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Group of seven servicemen, all facing the camera, in what appears to be a garden. Two of the men stand whilst another three sit in front of them on what looks like a log whilst another man sits on a chair and next to him stands the seventh serviceman.
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: 'Wardrecques, Sept. 1917.'
Hand-written in ink on the back of the photograph: '(underlined) Standing: F. Bury, L.M. Mc(illeg.) / (left to right) Tim Richardson / (underlined) Seated: L. Cudden, E. Steel (obscured) / L. Neagee & self / Sept.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Wardrecques, France, 1915-1919
Place & Date Depicted: Wardrecques, France, Sep 1917

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