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Photographs - 'Rifle Practice', Maadi, Egypt, Trooper G.S. Millar, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 050531

Summary:
One of 49 photographs in an album from World War I likely to have been taken by Troop (later Lieutenant) G.S. Millar depicting the Light Horse camp in Egypt, 1915, prior to Gallipoli.

Image depicting a line of servicemen lying on their bellies in the desert conducting rifle practice.
Description:
Monochrome photograph in red, cloth-bound photograph album.
Description Of Content:
Image depicting a line of servicemen lying on their bellies and pointing their rifles towards the right of frame. Standing behind the line of servicemen are two other servicemen, one of whom appears to be looking at something in his hand whilst the other looks towards the right of frame through binoculars. Behind the two standing serviceman is a figure dressed in white and a horse's head is just in frame along the left edge of the image.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 251 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, portraits, world war i 1914-1918, australian military forces, australian army, military memorabilia, militaria australian, rifles
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: training & education
Inscriptions: Hand-written in pencil on the support next to the top left corner of the photograph: 'c'
Typed in blue ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Rifle practice.'
Hand-written in blue ink on the support underneath the photograph and continuing the typed inscription: 'Maadi'
People Depicted: MILLAR, G. S. (LT.)
Format: Negative
Place & Date Depicted: Ma Adi El, Egypt, 1915
Photographer: Lieutenant George Millar - Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Australian Field Artillery, Maadi, Egypt, 1915

Likely to have been taken by Troop (later Lieutenant) G.S. Millar

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