Search the collections
Photograph - 'Villers-au-Flos', France, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, Jun 1917 Reg. No: MM 120374
- 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 the ruins of Villers-au-Flos, a village in Northern France. The village was rebuilt after World War I. The image is dated to June 1917.
- Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
- Description Of Content:
- What appears to be the remains of several buildings, surrounded by vegetation.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Servicemen's League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
|Dimensions:||43 mm (Height), 65 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, troops, captain edward albert mckenna|
|Themes this item is part of:||Arms Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sergeant Gilbert Payne Mulcahy, AIF (1893-1979)|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||recreation & tourism|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'F : Villers-au-Flos. June 1917.'
Hand-written in ink on the back of the photograph: 'Villers-au-Flos. / June 1917 / (horizontal line)'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Photographer:||Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Villers-au-Flos, France, Jun 1917|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Villers-au-Flos, France, Jun 1917|