Item 41: Programme

Accession Number PUBS002/001/001/002/041
Collection number Souvenirs 2 1/1/2/41
Collection type Published Collection
Measurement Overall: 20.7 x 33cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Crooke, Cyril Ednott
Place made At sea
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Souvenir program for a concert held to entertain troops during the First World War. This program is for a performance by the Neptunes Concert Party aboard HMAT Medic on 5 October 1918. The cover features a watercolour of a ship at sea by Lieutenant Cyril Ednot Crooke of the Australian Flying Corps. Seventeen signatures appear on the back of the program and ten of these belong to recipients of the Victoria Cross.