Photographs and postcards of Gallipoli, Western Front, Birdwood family and post-war visits

Accession Number RCDIG0000136
Collection number 3DRL/3376 15/2b
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 39
Object type Photograph
Maker Various
Date made 1915-1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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This file includes 39 black and white postcards and photographs that were largely taken in England and on the Western Front. The file also includes family photographs and photographs taken at Gallipoli. A small number were also taken during Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood’s visit to Australia during 1919-1920.
This file contains:
[Photograph of Australian troops passing the Queen Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace, n.d.]
[Photograph of Australian troops celebrating Christmas, n.d.]
[Photograph of Australian troops, n.d.
[Photograph of memorial plaques for Herbert and Edith Birdwood, n.d.]
General Birdwood introduces some officers at Anzac to Lord Kitchener, [c. November 1915]
[Photograph, swapped with Lieutenant Colonel Abbott, showing Colonel Buckley, General Birdwood, General Moore, General Hobbs and Lady Liverpool, c.1916]
[Postcard showing the Proprietor of Kensington Riding School and eight of his children, c. 20 April 1920]
Photograph of General Sir W R Birdwood leaving the Shire Hall with the Shire President Councillor D C Dunoon on the occasion of his visit to Colac Victoria, 24 March 1920
Postcard showing George F Johnston, Rabaul New Guinea, c. 4 June 1918
Postcard captioned "The Allies: Australia, France, England, Italy from the Kensington Riding School at the Italy Red Cross Day Procession", n.d.
Postcard of Chagford, England, sent to Birdwood from Mrs Sammy, 1 February 1917
Photograph of General Sir W R Birdwood addressing the crowd at Colac, Victoria, 24 March 1920
General Sir W R Birdwood inspecting his guard of honour at Colac, Victoria, 24 March 1920
Postcard annotated "General Paris being decorated by General Brulard”, n.d.
[Postcard of Kensington Riding School - James Herbert Brooks, Walter Wellesley Brooks, Thelma Marian Brooks, Charles Churchill Brooks, Florence Myra Brooks, Alfred George Brooks, Emily Gertrude Brooks, Arthur Farrington Brooks and Arthur Brooks]
[Photograph of Birdwood on a horse during a parade, location unknown]
Photograph of Birdwood talking to unidentified officers, n.d.]
[Photograph of Birdwood visiting wounded Australian soldiers, n.d.]
Photograph of Birdwood at Cape Martin, France, March 1917
[Postcard showing the Guard of Honour, composed of unidentified members of the Australian Graves Detachment, outside the Amiens Cathedral, 3 August 1919]
[Photograph of Australian soldiers being presented with branches of flowering rosemary, n.d.]
[Postcard showing French officers, c.1915]
[Postcard showing Private C A Harris, 7 Battalion AIF; Private R Parata, New Zealand Pioneers; Driver J Gowland, Australian Service Corps; and Doctor Hare, Australian Service Corps, n.d.]
[Postcard showing portrait of Tom Coleman, n.d.]
[Postcard showing portrait of Nancy Birdwood, n.d.]
[Postcard showing an unidentified Australian soldier with a kangaroo, n.d.]
[Postcard showing George Johnson's home in Rabaul, New Guinea, c. 4 June 1918]
Postcard showing members of Room 5, Barrack 5, Prisoners of War camp, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, May 1917
Postcard showing Anzac Cove, c.1915
Postcard showing Anzac Cove, c.1915
[Cars and unidentified people in front of a building, n.d.]
Photograph of Birdwood at Cape Martin, France, March 1917
Photograph of an Australian hospital, n.d.
Photograph of Birdwood and unidentified British officer at Cape Martin, France, March 1917
Photograph of Australian soldiers outside the AIF War Chest Club, London, n.d.
Postcard showing Birdwood with four unidentified people, n.d.
Photograph showing soldiers on horseback passing through the ruined village of Grevillers, left to right: General Sir Newton Moore; General Sir William Riddell Birdwood, Captain Robert Gordon Chirnside, Aide de Camp, and an unidentified soldier, May 1917 [see online caption for photograph number E00434 for more information]
Postcard showing Bertangles - Le Chateau - Façade Sud [South Façade], n.d.
Postcard showing Birdwood and other officers passing Australian troops, n.d.