The troopship Southland, carrrying Headquarters, 2nd Division, AIF, Headquarters, 6th Infantry ...

Units
Accession Number A00737
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made 2 September 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The troopship Southland, carrrying Headquarters, 2nd Division, AIF, Headquarters, 6th Infantry Brigade, 21st Infantry Battalion and one Company of the 23rd Infantry Battalion and details, which was torpedoed at 9.51 am in the Agean Sea, near the Island of Agistrati. Two life boats are leaving the side of the sinking vessel (centre rear).