T.S.S Nestor : A.M.C. Reinforcements

Accession Number AWM2016.750.1
Collection number Souvenirs 10 Collection (Autographs and Autograph Books) 2/1/27
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Postcard
Maker Various
Date made c1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Photographic reproduction of T.S.S Nestor annotated with 'A.M.C Reinforcements' and signed by service personnel during their voyage to Egypt from Australia in 1916.

Nestor, launched in 1912, was a twin screw steamer produced by the British company Ocean SS Co Ltd. It was requisitioned by the Commonwealth to transport troops during the First World War as A.71. HMAT Nestor. It conducted six voyages from Australia, mainly carrying reinforcement units to England. The image on the card of Nestor was a stock image reproduced commercially.

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