Photograph - Men Marching, Egypt, 1915-1916 Image Reg. No: MM 067717

Summary:
Small photograph of AIF personnel in full uniform marching along a path flanked by palm trees. All the soldiers are wearing pith helmets and the two at the front of the line hold canes. 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:
Small photograph of AIF personnel in full uniform marching along a path flanked by palm trees. All the soldiers are wearing pith helmets and the two at the front of the line hold canes. 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.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: australian army, australian military forces, military memorabilia, palm trees, uniforms, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
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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