Collection lent by Colonel H A Powell AAMC

Accession Number C02314
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Place made Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Mudros
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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An Australian cemetery on the Aegean island of Lemnos. The grave in the foreground is that of Colonel Richard Linton, Officer Commanding the 6th Brigade. A native of Scotland and from Middle Brighton, Vic, he died at sea on 2 September 1915 from shock and exposure following the torpedoing of the transport HMT Southland.

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