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Photograph Album - Driver Cyril Rose, World War I, 1916-1919 Object Reg. No: ST 037570

Summary:
World War I photograph album containing 129 photographs. Includes photos of servicemen, battle sites and buildings.

Covering areas of service of Cyril Rose, A.I.F., the probable photographer and uncle of the donor. Cyril Joseph Rose, service number 13078, was a 26-year-old motor mechanic living in North Melbourne when he enlisted on 14 September 1916. He was only 5'3" tall and 110 lbs (49kg). Cyril was made a driver in the 1st Australian Auxillery Mechanical Transport Company, then moved to the 2nd Australian Divisional Mechanical Transport Company when in France. He sailed from Melbourne on 22 December 1916 on the Persic, arriving in England in March 1917. In June he was sent to France, where his service included driving a supply column. He returned to Australia on the Persic on 13 July 1919. He passed away in 1954.
Description:
Album with brown cover, secured at spine by brown cord.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 22.8 cm (Width), 31.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, making history - war diaries and correspondence
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: albums
Inscriptions: On front cover: 'Photographs'.
Maker: Driver Cyril Rose - Australian Imperial Force (AIF), France, 1916-1919

Approximate date, based on dates of service of Cyril Joseph Rose.
Place Made: Driver Cyril Rose - Australian Imperial Force (AIF), England, 1916-1919

Approximate date, based on dates of service of Cyril Joseph Rose.
Place Made: Driver Cyril Rose - Australian Imperial Force (AIF), Germany, 1916-1919

Approximate date, based on dates of service of Cyril Joseph Rose.

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