Photograph - 'The Mugs Sunday Dinner', Egypt, 1915-1916 Image Reg. No: MM 067692

Summary:
Small photograph of a group of soldiers sitting outdoors around a wooden table having Sunday Dinner. Tents are set up between trees. 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 soldiers sitting outdoors around a wooden table having Sunday Dinner. Tents are set up between trees. Written alongside the left hand edge: THE MUGS SUNDAY DINNER. One soldier is identified with a purple ink cross. 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.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: army camps, australian army, australian military forces, food technology, military memorabilia, soldiers, tents, 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
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: army camps
Original Caption: "The Mugs Sunday Dinner."
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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