Summary

One of 44 black and white photographs in an album bound in green suede, believed to have been taken by Sergeant Major Gilbert Payne Mulcahy during World War I. It documents his military service in Egypt, France, Belgium and his return to Australia via Capetown and the Quarantine Station, Point Nepean, 1916-1919.

Image depicting servicemen surrounding the memorial to the 24th Battalion at Mouquet Farm, France. Mouquet Farm was part of the Battle of the Somme, the farm was eventually captured in late September 1916. This image is therefore likely to have been taken after this date.

Description of Content

Large group of servicemen all seated in the vegetation around a cross. All of the men are facing away from the camera and in the direction of the cross.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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