Historical information

A photo of a group of soldiers by a military vehicle, the group is assumed to include Private J.B. McLean as it has his name on the reverse.
Was with other World War 1 memorabilia that has come from Private John Basil McLean, 2nd Reinforcements, 37th Battalion, A.I.F.
J.B. McLean (Service No. 13824) was from near Maffra, Victoria and enlisted on 22 January 1916. He embarked on 16 December 1916 for Europe. His full war record is available from AWM. He spent time with the Australian Field Artillery (Pack Section). At the end of the war he worked for a year at the A.I.F. Headquarters in London before returning to Australia on the 'Ceramic', arriving Portsea in 1920.


A photo of a group of soldiers in World War 1.

Physical description

Black and white photo of 25 soldiers in front of a military vehicle, mounted on brown cardboard.

Inscriptions & markings

On the back 'J.B. McLean / 16 Bleazby St / Bentleigh SE14' in blue pen