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 ...
ID numberP01645.003
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionBELEMEDICK, 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)