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Photo taken in 1916 when he was 35 years old.
Unique and significant, could be only surviving copy
A4 paper sheet
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Photo taken at the Camberwell Sports Ground after Anzac Day Service prior to the Anzac AFL gamed between Old Scotch and Monash University. 25 April 2017
John Pesutto, Jack Bell, and Peter Fielding,with Tim Fisher ex Deputy PM of Australia standing behind.
Photo, taken at the Shrine, Melbourne 11 November 2017
Jack Bell, a 100 year old veteran of WW2, who survived three years in Italian and German POW camps.
Actual letter written in 1915
Letter written on A4 paper
See photo for full details. Brendan fought at Gallipoli, was wounded and became a Turkish POW. He survived his wounds but unfortunately died after a pin prick developed into Blood poisoning which resulted in his death
Metal ID tag from WW1. Issued to Private Brendan Culcutt who died in a Turkish POW Camp in 1916
Photos taken at Government House after being awarded the Senior Citizen award by the Governor of Victoria, The Honourable Linda Dessau AC.
Unique and significant
French Red Cross letter card written by Brendan Culcutt on the 10th June 1916 from a Turkish POW camp to his father in Melbourne Victoria
Camberwell RSL building as at June 2017
Photo taken in 2017 showing the external view of the Camberwell RSL
Unique photo showing view of the Nek from Anzac Cove, taken April 1915
Actual photo showing land scape as it was in April 1915
Photo in Wooden Frame
View of the Nek from Anzac Cove April 1915. Presented by Legionnaire R. G. Grant 1925
View of Ypres in October 1917 showing damage to the Market Square and Church.
Photo in Wooden frame
' Moving up for the Attack' Australian Infantry passing thru Ypres October 1917
Unique certificate signed by General Sir Dallas Brooks
Certificate in Wooden frame
See photo for full Details
Unique photo of the Australian Light Horse in the field in Palestine
Unique actual photo
Photo in Wooden Frame
Australian Light Horse fording the Jordan River March 1918
Major General C H Brand was born in Ipswich Qld on the 4 September 1873. he fought in both the South African war and WW1. He commanded the 3rd Battalion at Gallipoli and the 6th Brigade in 1915-16 and the 4th Brigade in 1916-18 in France. he retired after 37 years of Service and was elected a senator for the United Party in 1935, stepping down in 1947. He died at his Toorak home on the 31 July 1961. aged 87.
Unique signed Photo
Signed photo of Major General C.H. Brand
Rare photo of Hon Stanley Bruce PM of Australia
Photo in wooden frame
Good photo of Australian Light Horse showing the horses and equipment.
Photo in wooden frame
Unfortunately no details of location. Based on the background and the many gum trees it is likely to be in Australia during training prior to disembarkation to Egypt.
Photo in Wooden frame
Tomahawk squadron scrambling to an alert in Western Dessert Libya 1942
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Australian 1st Division Camp at Mena
Interesting photo showing the Mena camp of the Australian 1st Division from two perspectives. The spread was over several miles and some idea of the size can be made from the images of the Pyramids.
Actual photo of HMAT A61 Kanowna at anchor.
HMAT A61 has a very interesting history and for the full details please open this web site: www discussinganzacs.naa.gov.au/brouse/groupstories/3400 This article covers in great detail all the exploits of this remarkable ship and the involvement she had during WW1
reproduction photos of conditions in London during WW1
Poster detailing four plays commissioned by Granada TV about real events in WW1. Very interesting photos relating to WW1 and the reproduction of the famous General Kitchener poster calling for volunteers to 'Kitchener's Army'
See photo, very interesting comments relating to WW1
Actual photo showing the Australian Light Horse in the field December 1917
Actual photo of the Australian Light Horse in December 1917
'Coming out for a Rest' Australian Light Horse returning to a quiet area after being in action at Latron December 1917
Actual photo of the condition on the Somme in 1917
Actual Photo showing the depth of mud on the Somme in 1917
See Photo, note the burial cross in the mud behind the wounded digger.
Actual photo of Anzac Cove taken in July 1915
Actual photo taken at Anzac Cove in July 1915 showing the piers constructed to offload supplies and storage dumps on beach.
See photo for many details
Actual photo of the Australian light Horse entering Jerusalem in January 1918
This framed photo was taken from the direction of Bethlehem in January 1918
Significant, one of the earliest details of the Red Cross Society in WW1
Very significant, very rare.
Paper poster, headed Red Cross Society. Asking for interested citizen in the Camberwell/Canterbury area to form committees to raise 600 pounds to buy a fitted out Motor Ambulance to send over to France as part of the war effort. In October 1914 not one motor Ambulance was on the French front as the War office had banned any Red Cross involvement with wounded soldiers. Once General Kitchener was made aware of this situation he immediately overruled the ban and 100 motor ambulances and 1000 Nurses were sent to France. This fund raising by Camberwell Residents for a Motor Ambulance to be sent to France would have been among the first in WW1.
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Canvas and paper Australian Army Pay book issued to James Walter Healy a Ferrier Sgt in France in 1916.
Full details of Pay received when on active service in France in 1916
Very, original badge,
Bronze. Returned from Active Service Badge, issued in 1920 to Ferrier Sergeant James Walter Healy.
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