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Photograph - '7th Bivouac', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 120502

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 7th Bivouac, Ismalia. Only two of the serivemen are named: Private Harmon and McKechnie. Private Charles Harmon was assigned the the 7th Battalion E Company. He returned to Australia in December 1918.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Large group of servicemen milling around in the background. In the foreground there is a group of at least half a dozen servicemen who are sitting in a semi circle and facing the camera.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr J. Willis, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 159 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 ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Ismalia / 7th Bivouac. Pt. Harmon on right / McKechnie (insert mark) V.C. on left.'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'Ismalia Bivouac / Harmon on / right / McKechnie V.C. / on left / 75 / 2-2'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Captain Edward McKenna, Ismalia, Egypt, 1914-1915
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1914-1915
Creator: Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Malvern, Victoria, Australia, circa 1918

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