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Photograph - Hospital Ward, Camberwell, London, Trooper George Simpson Millar, World War I, 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 050418

Summary:
Photograph in an album that belonged to an Australian serviceman in the 5th Australian Light House during World War I. The album contains 103 small black and white photographs, mainly of Gallipoli in 1915 and some of France and Belgium. They are believed to have been taken by Trooper George Simpson Millar, service no. 160, 'A' Troop, 'C' Squadron, 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade, A.I.F. He served in Gallipoli and France (for some time as an officer in the Imperial Army), returning to Australia in 1919.

The photograph was taken at 1st General Hospital in Camberwell in London in September/October 1915.
Description:
Monochrome photograph in green and brown-covered album.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of an hospital ward at the no. 1 London General Hospital.
In the ward there is two rows of beds, with the end of a third row visible to the right. In the left hand row there is also an piano. Immediately behind the piano there is an person resting under an blanket with a man sitting next to him on the bed.

MM 050419 is an continuation of this photograph
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 85 mm (Width), 60 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, australian army, military memorabilia, militaria australian
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: medical services & facilities
Inscriptions: Hand written on secondary support above image: 'Hospital'
Bottom left corner of album page, handwritten in pencil: '17'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Camberwell, England, Great Britain, 1915
Photographer: Lieutenant George Millar - Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Australian Field Artillery, 1914-1919

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