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Photograph - Christmas Dinner, Egypt, 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 067682

Summary:
Small photograph of AIF troops celebrating Christmas at Ismailia Camp, Egypt, in December 1915. The photograph is part of a collection of photographs belonging to Alfred Galbraith. Sapper Galbraith was in Egypt with the 2nd and 5th Division from December 1915 to June 1916, when the 5th Division sailed to France.

Alfred Galbraith described the day in a letter home, dated 28 December 1915.
Description Of Content:
Small photograph of AIF troops celebrating Christmas at Ismailia Camp, Egypt, in December 1915. The image shows soldiers from the 2nd Division, some standing, others sitting on the ground around the outline of a table. A large wagon and rows of tents are in the background.

The photograph is part of a collection of photographs belonging to Alfred Galbraith. Sapper Galbraith was in Egypt with the 2nd and 5th Division from December 1915 to June 1916, when the 5th Division sailed to France.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: army camps, australian army, australian military forces, christmas, christmas dinners, military memorabilia, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Original Caption: "Our Dinner."
People Depicted: GALBRAITH, A.G.F.
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Ismailia, Egypt, 25 Dec 1915
Other Association (See Comments): Alfred Galbraith

May have been the photographer - the collection relates to his war experience.

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