Informal group portrait of three 1st Battalion officers at their camp outside Cairo. Identified ...

Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number C01998
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made Egypt: North Egypt, Mena
Date made March 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

Informal group portrait of three 1st Battalion officers at their camp outside Cairo. Identified left to right: Captain Albert George Mcguire, who later died of wounds in Egypt on 7 May 1915; Major Blair Inskip Swannell, who was killed during the landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915; Lieutenant Alfred John Shout, (later VC, MC) who died at sea on 11 August 1915 of wounds sustained at Lone Pine on 9 August.