Album belonging to George William Norfolk

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.18
Collection number 3DRL/4059
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Album
Physical description 80 Image/s captured
Maker Norfolk, George William
Thurlow, Hugh Clopton Godfrey
Place made France
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Album relating to the First World War service of 1274 Lieutenant George William Norfolk, Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Company. This object was gifted to George William Norfolk in 1917 by members of the Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Company upon Norfolk's return to Australia. It contains messages and poems from Norfolk's comrades and sketches by Sergeant Hugh Clopton Godfrey Thurlow. Thurlow's sketches comment on the reality of war, daily military life, and issues such as conscription.