Photograph - AIF Personnel & Anti-Aircraft Gun, Egypt, 1915-1916 Image Reg. No: MM 067719

Summary:
Small photograph of a group of AIF personnel standing around a flat-bed truck mounted with a 13-Pounder anti-aircraft. The truck is raised off the ground on large bricks. 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 a group of AIF personnel standing around a flat-bed truck mounted with a 13-Pounder anti-aircraft gun. The truck is raised off the ground on large bricks. 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: artillery, australian army, australian military forces, guns, military memorabilia, motor vehicles, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: weapons & munitions
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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