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- A Place & Date Depicted Cairo, Egypt
Photograph - Australian Soldier & Egyptians, Egypt, 1915-1916 Reg. No: MM 067700
- Small photograph of a soldier leaning on a table outside the doorway of a building in Cairo, Egypt. A group of men in Egyptian dress sit at a table near another doorway. Soldiers from foreign divisions are walking to the right of the photographer. The photograph may depict soldier Alfred Galbraith.
Taken in 1915-1916, 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. He died in France 15 July 1916.
- Description Of Content:
- Small photograph of a soldier leaning on a table outside the doorway of a building in Egypt. A group of men in Egyptian dress sit at a table near another doorway. Soldiers from foreign divisions are walking to the right of the photographer.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
|Tagged with:||australian army, australian military forces, military memorabilia, soldiers, 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|
|Tertiary Classification:||recreation & tourism|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Cairo, Egypt, 1915-1916|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Alfred Galbraith
May have been the photographer - the collection relates to his war experience.