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Photograph - Men Digging Trenches, Egypt, 1915-1916 Reg. No: MM 067611
- Small photograph of AIF men digging shallow trenches (possibly for communication cables) in Egypt. 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.
- Description Of Content:
- AIF men digging shallow trenches (possibly for communication cables) in barren, flat landscape. A road roller can be seen in the background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
|Tagged with:||australian army, australian military forces, communication equipment, communications, horses, military memorabilia, trenches, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918|
|Themes this item is part of:||Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Information & Communication Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||communication equipment|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Egypt, 1915-1916|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Alfred Galbraith
May have been the photographer - the collection relates to his war experience.