Photographs relating to Percy George Rupert Parkes, 1915-c. 1916

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.32
Collection number PR85/195
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 32
Object type Photograph
Physical description 63 Image/s captured
Maker Unknown
Various
Place made France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Photographs relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Percy George Rupert Parkes, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 1915-c. 1916

These photographs collected by Percy George Rupert Parkes feature a selection of people and places that were prominent during his active service in Turkey and Egypt. For example, photographs of Lone Pine and Brown's Dip correspond to places where Parkes spent the majority of his deployment on the Gallipoli Peninsula, whilst photographs of Tel el Kebir relate to a period when the 23rd Infantry Battalion completed several months of training prior to their departure for France in March 1916.

This file contains:

Photograph of Gun Lane at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of Lieutenant-Colonel George Hodges Knox and Lieutenant Hugh Campbell Macindoe in Gun Lane at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of two unidentified soldiers in a trench at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of three unidentified soldiers in a trench at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of eight unidentified soldiers from the 23rd Infantry Battalion in a trench at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of the view along Rest Gully, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of soldiers and dugouts along Rest Gully, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of the view towards Brown's Dip, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of dugouts taken from below Brown's Dip, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of dugouts at Brown's Dip, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of an unidentified soldier delousing his clothing in front of a dugout at Brown's Dip, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of a soldier getting a haircut, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of the dugout of Padre Albert Percy Bladen, Chaplain to the 23rd Battalion, Brown's Dip, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of the old cemetery at Brown's Dip behind Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of soldiers at a gravesite in the cemetery at Brown's Dip, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of the view below Brown's Dip towards the coast, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of dugouts along White's Valley, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of the view across White's Valley towards the coast with a hospital ship at sea in the background, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of a hospital barge ferrying sick and wounded, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of an Australian soldier accompanying a Turkish prisoner, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of a rock formation known as 'The Sphinx' including 'Sniper's Rock' (more commonly known as Sniper's Nest) located on the upper left of the cliff, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of Brown's Dip under snow, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of five soldiers beside a sand-bagged position under snow at Brown's Dip, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of the snow-covered dugout of Padre Albert Percy Bladen, Chaplain to the 23rd Battalion, Brown's Dip, Gallipoli, 1915;
Photograph of Shepheard's Hotel, Cairo, [c. 1915-1916];
Photograph of Percy George Rupert Parkes (back row, far-right) with five unidentified officers, [Tel el Kebir, Egypt, c. 1916];
Photograph of officers from the 23th Battalion, [Tel el Kebir, Egypt, c. 1916];
Photograph of Captain Albert Percy Bladen, Chaplain to the 23rd Battalion, [Tel el Kebir, Egypt, c. 1916];
Photograph of Captain Donald Macrae Stewart, Chaplain to the 21st Battalion, [Egypt, c. 1916];
Photograph of horses tied up in camp, Tel el Kebir, Egypt, [c. 1916];
Photograph of four unidentified soldiers with a 'medical camel pack', Tel el Kebir, Egypt, [c. 1916]; and
Photograph of the 23rd Infantry Battalion marching at Tel el Kebir, Egypt, [c. 1916].