Historical information

Items in the collection relating to Lt Col Jack Swatton M.I.D. Regt No 4905, refer Cat No 6719.2P for his extensive service record and RSL. He later went on to command the 38th Bn Militia, at the Mollison Street Drill Hall.

Physical description

These are miniature black and white photos from WW1 scenes. They apparently were collected from cigarette packets. They are numbered, these are definitely not the full set. Each photo has a number and one line description of scene.

Inscriptions & markings

On the rear of each is an advert for Magpie cigarettes, stating these are the copies of official war photographs. originals are from Australian War Museum, Melbourne. it shows prices for enlargements and proceeds to go to War Memorial funds.