Group portrait of 22 officers from the 8th Battalion at a camp on the island of Lemnos near the ...

Accession Number C01193
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Sarpion
Date made December 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

Group portrait of 22 officers from the 8th Battalion at a camp on the island of Lemnos near the Turkish coast. Identified in the middle row are Major Graham Coulter (fourth from left) and Lieutenant Colonel Charles Henry Brand (fourth from left). The Greek government lent the island to the Allies as a base for operations on the Gallipoli Peninsula.

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