One of 185 black and white photographs in an album, taken in France during World War I by Sergeant John Lord. Some pages are blank.

Photographs in the album depict army camps, hospitals, trenches, early tanks, landscapes, cemeteries and graves and groups of posed Australian soldiers. The places Lord mentions in his captions are La Boiselle, Quarry Siding, Pozieres, Albert, Bapaume and Favreuil.

The album was one of many souvenirs brought back to Australia after World War I by John Lord (service # 6252). He donated photograph albums, images, documents and World War I memorabilia to Museum Victoria.

The same grave is photographed in MM 120266. It is the grave of Private Arthur William Blennerhassett, 13th (and later 12th) Field Ambulance, AIF, who was killed on 3 September 1916.

Description of Content

Photograph of grave. In the foreground of the photo is a grave with a white cross. Behind the grave is a large puddle/pond and in the background/far background there is a field with craters and treestumps. Inscribed on the white cross: '[Australian Army motif] / Killed / in / action / no / 13258 Pte / A W / Blennerhassett / Sept / 3 / 1916 / 13th F AMB / [unknown motif]'

Physical Description

Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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