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Photograph - Sappers & Privates, 5th Division, Egypt, 1916 Reg. No: MM 067693
- Small photograph of a group of eight soldiers standing at a port or dock. Posing for the photograph, the group comprises Sappers and Privates of the 5th Division. 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 on 15 July 1916.
- Description Of Content:
- Small photograph of a group of eight soldiers standing at a port or dock. Posing for the photograph, the group comprises Sappers and Privates of the 5th Division.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
|Dimensions:||53 mm (Height), 77 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||army camps, australian army, australian military forces, military memorabilia, ports, ships, soldiers, 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|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Egypt, 1916|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Alfred Galbraith
May have been the photographer - the collection relates to his war experience.