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Photograph - Lancourt, France, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 120379

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 photograph shows an unidentified man on a horse in Lancourt, France. His name and rank are not recorded. The image is dated to 1917.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Man in military uniform seated on horse. He wears a slouch hat. A wooden hut with curved roof (in the style of a Nissen hut) is partly concealed behind him. It fronts onto a dirt road with crude guttering.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: horses, world war i 1914-1918, soldiers
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: Written in ink on mount below image: 'Lancourt (France) 1917.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Lancourt, France, 1917

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