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Photograph - E Corp. Office, Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 120382

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 'office' of the 7th Battalion E. Corp at Mena Camp, Egypt. The E. Corp. would later travel to Gallipoli a be a part of the second wave of the landing. 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:
In the foreground there what appears to be a table with some soliders sitting on makeshift chairs. To the left is a group of at least two men who appear to be looking at something to the centre of their group, one of the men is seated. One the right of the photograph is another man who appears to be looking at something off camera. In the background are tents and a large group of soldiers.
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: officers
Inscriptions: Hand-written in pencil on the bottom left corner of the photo album page: '7'
Hand-written in ink on the support to the right of the photograph: 'Office "E Corp" / Officers Mess / Tent in rear.'
Hand-written in pencil on the support to the bottom right of the photograph: 'a'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'E Corp... / Officers...'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Captain Edward McKenna, Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915
Place & Date Depicted: Mena, Egypt, 1914-1915
Creator: Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Melbourne, Australia, circa 1918

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