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Photograph - Men on Camels, Egypt, 1915-1916 Image Reg. No: MM 067712

Summary:
Small photograph of a group of men on camels in the desert. The photograph, taken in Egypt 1915-1916, 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 on 15 July 1916.
Description Of Content:
Group of men wearing turbans, seated on camels in the desert.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 42 mm (Height), 64 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: australian army, australian military forces, camels, military memorabilia, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, muslim communities
Themes this item is part of: Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: marches & movements
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1915-1916
Other Association (See Comments): Alfred Galbraith

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

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