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Photograph - 'Capetown', South Africa, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, Mar 1919 Image Reg. No: MM 120375

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.

This image depicts three servicemen at Cape Town, South Africa. The photograph itself is dated to March 1919.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Image of three servicemen, all standing and facing the camera. The men appear to be standing on a harbour of some kind and part of what appears to be a ship is docked behind them.
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: recreation & tourism
Inscriptions: Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Capetown / March 1919.'
Stamped in purple ink on the back of the photograph: '03'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Cape Town, South Africa, 1915-1919
Place & Date Depicted: Cape Town, South Africa, Mar 1919

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