Photograph - Men Digging Trenches, Egypt, 1915-1916 Image Reg. No: MM 067611

Summary:
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
Discipline: Technology

More information

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
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: communication equipment
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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