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Photograph - Australian Serviceman Alfred Galbraith's Grave, France, 1916 Image Reg. No: ST 041264

Summary:
Photograph and negative of Sapper Alfred Galbraith's grave in Sailly-sur-la-Lys, France. The grave is bounded by a wooden frame and has an ornate cross. Sapper Galbraith was in Egypt with the 2nd and 5th Division from December 1915 to June 1916, when the 5th Division sailed to France. He died in France on 15 July 1916.
Description:
Two black and white photographs on paper and a photo negative.
Description Of Content:
Negative image of Sapper Alfred Galbraith's grave in Sailly-sur-la-Lys, France. The grave is bounded by a wooden frame and has an ornate cross. Sapper Galbraith was in Egypt with the 2nd and 5th Division from December 1915 to June 1916, when the 5th Division sailed to France. He died in France on 15 July 1916.

The text on the headstone reads: Sacred to/ The memory of/ No 3648/ SAP. G.F.A. GALBRAITH/ 5TH DIV. SIG. COY./ AUSTRALIA/ KILLED IN/ ACTION/ 15TH JULY/ 1916
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian army, australian military forces, death mourning, graves, military memorabilia, war graves, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, military forces
Themes this item is part of: Australian Imperial Forces (AIF), Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: war graves & burials
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sailly-sur-la-Lys, France, 1916
Person Commemorated: Alfred Galbraith, Sailly-sur-la-Lys, France, 1916

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