The troopship Southland, carrrying Headquarters, 2nd Division, AIF, Headquarters, 6th Infantry Brigade, 21st Infantry Battalion and one Company of the 23rd Infantry Battalion and details, which was ...

Accession Number A00737
Collection type Photograph
Title The troopship Southland, carrrying Headquarters, 2nd Division, AIF, Headquarters, 6th Infantry Brigade, 21st Infantry Battalion and one Company of the 23rd Infantry Battalion and details, which was ...
Object types Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made At sea
Date made 2 September 1915
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

The troopship Southland, carrrying Headquarters, 2nd Division, AIF, Headquarters, 6th Infantry Brigade, 21st Infantry Battalion and one Company of the 23rd Infantry Battalion and details, which was torpedoed at 9.51 am in the Agean Sea, near the Island of Agistrati. Two life boats are leaving the side of the sinking vessel (centre rear).