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Photograph - Reinforcements from 7/37 Battalion

From the Collection of Clayton RSL Sub Branch 171 Carinish Road Clayton Victoria

Description
photo of troops on land
Size
710mm long x 300mm high
Object Registration
CLYP-0000005
Historical information
HMAT Ballarat was torpedoed by a German submarine in the english channel. All 1720 souls on board survived the torpedo attack.
HMAT Ballart departed from Melbourne on 19.2.1917.
Inscriptions & Markings
Reinf 7/37 Batt. A.I.F
Torpedoed on HMAT Ballarat on Anzac Day 25th April 1917
These troops when torpedoed upheld the best traditions of the race and their conduct was beyond praise.
They were the recipients of the warmest praise from his Majesty the King; General Birdwood K.S.C.I. KCMG. CB. CIE, DSO. and the Commonwealth High Commissioner, The Hon Andrew Fisher.
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