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Photograph - 'Villers-au-Flos', France, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, Jun 1917 Image 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 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, 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
Secondary Classification: Service
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

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