First World War, 1914-1918
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Photo album relating to the service of Second Lieutenant Jack Riverstone Faviell
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.