Item F831 - Photographs of the World War, 1915-1916

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Photographs of the World War, 1915-1916


  • 1915-1916. (Creation)

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1 parcel.

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Florence Elizabeth James-Wallace enlisted as a nursing sister on 26 Apr 1915 and served in No 3, Australian General Hospital, Australian Army Medical Corps, during the Egyptian and Turkish campaigns of World War I. She later served in England. She was discharged on 23 May 1919.

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2 photograph albums containing 167 photographs. Includes photographs of Luxor, Cairo, Australian military hospitals in Egypt, Anzac beach, Australian military hospitals and personnel on Lemnos Island off Gallipoli, and Queenslanders who served in No. 3, Australian General Hospital, Australian Army Medical Corps. Some photographs may have been taken by Albert William Savage.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Mitchell Library, NSW, holds a photograph album of Albert William Savage's ('Photographs of the Third Australian General Hospital at Lemnos, Egypt and Brighton (Eng.)', 1915-1917), PXE 698. Some of the photographs it contains are identical to those in these two albums, with slightly different captions.

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Material from this collection has been cited in:
Ward, Cheryl. (2015). Lemnos 1915 : then & now / by Cheryl Ward and Bernard de Broglio ; featuring the First World War photographs of Albert William Savage and Herschel Harris. Mosman, New South Wales : Bernard de Broglio.
Yiannakis, J. 2014. Lemnos and Gallipoli: Towards redressing a marginalised history, in Oliver, B. and Summers, S. (ed), Lest We Forget?: Marginalised aspects of Australia at war and peace, pp. 137-157. Perth, WA: Black Swan Press.

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Handwritten captions with each photograph.
Second album labelled: 'Lemnos Photos.'

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Updated Amanda Main 22-Jul-2019
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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