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Photograph - 'Officers of E. Corp 7th Battalion', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Reg. No: MM 050637
- 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 Blick, Lieutenant Rodgers and Captain McKenna, officers of the 7th Battalion, E Corp., during a tent airing at Mena Camp. Lieutenant Frank Oswald Rodgers was assigned to the 7th Battion E Company and returned to Australia in 1915 after being wounded at Gallipoli. Lieutenant Leslie Colin Blick and Captain Edward Albert McKenna were both assigned to the 7th Battalion E Corp. and were killed in action during the second wave of the landing at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915.
- Description Of Content:
- Three servicemen sitting around what appears to be a makeshift table, each holding a cigarette and facing the camera. In that bakground are tents and a handful of servicemen.
|Dimensions:||86 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, australian military forces, australian army, army camps, soldiers, tents|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written in pencil on the bottom left corner of the photo album page: 'b'
Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Officers of E. Corp 7th Battalion. / Lieut. Blick, Lieut. Rodgers. Capt. McKenna. / Tent Airing.'
Hand-written in pencil on the support top left corner of photograph: 'b'
Han-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'Officers E. Corp / 7th Batt A.I.F. / tent airinig'
|People Depicted:||BLICK, LIEUT.; RODGERS, LIEUT.; MCKENNA, CAPT.|
|Organisations Depicted:||LILLIE MCKENNA|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Person Depicted:||Lieutenant Leslie Blick - Australian Imperial Force (AIF), Egypt, (1914 - 1915)|
|Person Depicted:||Captain Edward McKenna, Egypt|
|Person Depicted:||Lieutenant Frank Rogers, Egypt|
|Creator:||Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Melbourne, Australia, circa 1918