Photographs and photographic postcards relating to Henry Miller Lanser, 1915 - 1930

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Accession Number AWM2018.19.24
Collection number PR00394
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 19
Object type Photograph
Physical description 33 Image/s captured
Maker Lanser, Henry Miller
Unknown
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis, France
Date made 1915 - 1930
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Photographs and photographic postcards relating to the First World War service of 712 Second Lieutenant Henry Miller Lanser, 1st Australian Infantry Battalion.

This collection of photographs and photographic postcards includes images of Henry Miller Lanser during several different periods of active service in Egypt. Photographs featuring Lanser clean-shaven were taken during his first period of active service in Egypt from December 1914 to April 1915. Photographs of Lanser sporting a moustache correspond with a period he spent convalescing in Egypt from May to June 1915, after being wounded in action at Gallipoli.

This file contains:

Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser in uniform with rifle, [Mena Camp, Egypt] [c. December 1914 - April 1915];
Photographic postcard of Henry Miller Lanser in uniform with rifle, [Mena Camp, Egypt] [c. December 1914 - April 1915];
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser on a camel in front of the Sphinx and Pyramid, Egypt, 1915, [includes valediction from Henry Miller Lanser];
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser on a camel in front of the Sphinx and Pyramid, [c. January - April 1915];
Photographic postcard of Henry Miller Lanser holding a monkey with an unknown soldier, [Egypt] [c. January - April 1915];
Photographic postcard of Henry Miller Lanser holding a monkey, [Egypt] [c. January - April 1915];
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser (pictured centre) with two unknown soldiers, [Egypt], [c. January - April 1915];
Photographic postcard from Harvey to "Aunt Bertha" Lanser, Heliopolis, Egypt, 27 June 1915;
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser in uniform [c. June 1915];
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser and an unknown soldier on camels in front of the Sphinx and Pyramid, [c. June 1915];
Cropped photograph of Henry Miller Lanser, [c. 1915 - 1916];
Photograph of "native grinding oats for the Australian horses", [Egypt], [c. 1915];
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser's temporary timber grave marker, Grevillers British Cemetery, [France], 25 August 1920; [includes handwritten note]
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser's temporary timber grave marker, Grevillers British Cemetery, [France], [25 August 1920];
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser's temporary timber grave marker, Grevillers British Cemetery, [France], [25 August 1920];
Photographic postcard of Henry Miller Lanser's temporary timber grave marker, Grevillers British Cemetery, [France], [25 August 1920];
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser's gravestone, Grevillers British Cemetery, [France], 1930 [includes handwritten note];
Photograph of Henry Miller Lanser's gravestone, Grevillers British Cemetery, [France], [1930]; and
Photograph of gravestones at Grevillers British Cemetery, [France], [1930].