Photo album relating to the service of Second Lieutenant Jack Riverstone Faviell

Accession Number AWM2018.412.6
Collection type Photograph
Object type Album
Date made 1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Album of 102 pages (including inside covers) containing 445 photographs covering the service of Second Lieutenant (later Lieutenant) Jack Riverstone Faviell, Australian Flying Corps. The images are decoratively presented and cover a range of his experiences post First World War, before returning to Australia. Many personalities are named and captions are frequently descriptive and humorous. Topics include recreational activities, parades, a German Sturmpanzerwagen A7V named "Hagen", and travel through Europe. A small number of images covers a visit from President Wilson in London, 1918. Two pages consist of travel tickets and paper money. A public accountant of Sydney, NSW, prior to enlistment, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Shropshire (A9) on 11 May 1917. He was promoted to lieutenant in March 1919 and returned to Australia on 8 October 1919. He served with the RAAF during the Second World War.