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Photograph - 'Y.M.C.A. Tent', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 120381

One of 139 photographs in an album from World War I likely to have been taken by Captain Edward Albert McKenna. The photographs include the 7th Battalion training in Mena Camp, Egypt, and sight-seeing.

Image depicting the Y.M.C.A. tent at Mena Camp, Egypt. Mena Camp was one of three training camps in Egypt that were used by the A.I.F. and the N.Z.E.F.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Sand in the foreground. In the middle of the photograph are two groups of servicemen in front of a structure of some kind.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr J. Willis, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 86 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, troops
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, AIF (1877-1915)
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: army camps
Inscriptions: Hand-written in pencil on the bottom left corner of the photo album page: '6'
Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Y.M.C.A Tent. (opposite 7th Lines).'
Hand-written in pencil on the support upper left corner of the photograph: 'b'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'Y.M.C.A. Building / opposite our line This is where / we have mass on Sundays'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Captain Edward McKenna, Egypt, 1914-1915
Place & Date Depicted: Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915
Creator: Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Melbourne, Australia, circa 1918

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