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Photograph - 'Wire Gully', Gallipoli, Turkey, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, 1916-1919 Image Reg. No: MM 120371

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 depicting Wire Gully at Gallipoli in 1915. Wire Gully was a deep ravine between 'Steele's' and 'the Pine' at Gallipoli.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Image of what could be a hillside or a gully. Evidence of structures along the left hand side of the image and some figures can be seen towards the centre of the image, however they are too distant to determine whether they are standing or walking.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Servicemen's 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, gullies
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: battles & battlefields
Inscriptions: Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Wire Gully, Anzac, 1915.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 1915-1919
Place & Date Depicted: Turkey, 1915

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