Photograph - Reinforcements from 7/37 Battalion
From the Collection of Clayton RSL Sub Branch 171 Carinish Road Clayton Victoria
- photo of troops on land
- 710mm long x 300mm high
- 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.
- 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.
- 19 Sep 2019 at 2:09PM