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Photograph - 'Lieut. Blick', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 120384

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 Lieutenant Leslie Colin Blick reading whilst his tent is being aired at Mena Camp. Lieutenant Leslie Colin Blick was assigned to the 7th Battalion E Corp. He was killed in action during the second wave of the landing at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
A seated serviceman sitting near a makeshift table, appears to be reading something. There are servicemen, tents and a figure in white in the background. Also in the background is a structure of some kind which has a partially obscured sign that begins with 'Y.'
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr J. Willis, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 86 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

More information

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 ink on the support to right of the photograph: 'Lieut. Blick / (our tent was / down for airing).'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'Lt Blick our tent was down / for airing this day'
People Depicted: BLICK, LIEUT.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Captain Edward McKenna, Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1914-1915
Person Depicted: Lieutenant Leslie Blick - Australian Imperial Force (AIF), Egypt
Creator: Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Melbourne, Australia, circa 1918

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