|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Egypt: Suez Canal, Ismailia|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Two officers of the Australian Light Horse and two Australian nursing sisters sailing on the Suez ...
Two officers of the Australian Light Horse and two Australian nursing sisters sailing on the Suez Canal. From left: Lieutenant (Lt) Samuel Vincent Moore, 8th Light Horse Regiment, of Melbourne; Sister Geary; Sister Reeves; Lt Frederick Harden Otton, 1st Light Horse Regiment, of Bega, NSW. A farmer prior to enlisting in September 1914, Lt Moore embarked with the 8th Light Horse Regiment, 25 Reinforcements, from Melbourne on board RMS Karmala on 6 February 1917. He served at Gallipoli and in Egypt. Lt Moore died of wounds on 1 December 1917. He was 23 years of age.