BELEMEDICK, TURKEY. C.1916. GRAVE, IN THE CHRISTIAN CEMETERY, OF 8275 CHIEF PETTY OFFICER CHARLES ...

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Accession Number P01645.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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BELEMEDICK, TURKEY. C.1916. GRAVE, IN THE CHRISTIAN CEMETERY, OF 8275 CHIEF PETTY OFFICER CHARLES VARCOE, CREW MEMBER OF SUBMARINE HMAS AE2, AND THEN PRISONER OF WAR CAPTURED BY THE TURKS ON 1915-04-30. HE DIED 1916-09-18 FROM MENINGITIS WHILE WORKING ON THE BAGHDAD TO BERLIN RAILWAY. LATER HIS BODY WAS REINTERRED IN THE WAR CEMETERY AT BAGHDAD. (ORIGINAL HELD IN AWM ARCHIVE STORE) (DONOR E. CHOMLEY)