MEN OF 2/8 AUSTRALIAN FIELD AMBULANCE AT CEREMONY TO DEDICATE THE GRAVES OF THEIR COMRADES WHO ...

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Accession Number 050039
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Place made North Africa: Western Desert, Western Desert (Egypt), El Alamein Area, El Alamein
Date made 17 November 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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MEN OF 2/8 AUSTRALIAN FIELD AMBULANCE AT CEREMONY TO DEDICATE THE GRAVES OF THEIR COMRADES WHO DIED IN THE FIGHTING AROUND EL ALAMEIN. A JEWISH PADRE IS DEDICATING THE HEADSTONE ON THE GRAVE OF CAPTAIN J H SAMUELS, A REGIMENTAL MEDICAL OFFICER OF 2/15 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 25 OCTOBER 1942.