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  • Title
    1090 Sig. Corp. A. W. Edwards, 1st Light Horse Regt. in Palestine
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 404
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1916-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    69830
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 6.5 x 4 cm.-10.5 x 6.5 cm. - Accompanied by annotated index cards - 178 silver gelatin photoprints
  • Scope and Content
    1. `The Douglas in his hall' - 1090 Sig. Corp. A. W. Edwards, 1st Light Horse Regt. at home in the Sinai Desert, Geisi Outpost, 21/11/16
    2. A.W.E. and Taffy - ready for the track ...
    3. 1st Light Horse Signallers in their hours of ease
    4. 1st Light Horse Signallers at work on Sinai Desert
    5-9. Taffy [horse] 16/11/16
    10. 1st Light Horse Signal troop at El Arish, 2/4/17
    11. 1st Regt. halted for lunch ... west of El Arish
    12. Sigs. of the 1st & 2nd L.H. Brigades at Zeitoun School. L-R: Corp. A. Edwards (1st Regt.), Sergt Wilson (2nd Regt.), Trpr Auld (7th Regt.), Cpl A. Cochrane (6th Regt.), Trpr Muir (7th Regt.), Cpl Kelly (5th Regt.)
    13. 1st L.H. Sigs. on one of the bridges at Barrage.
    14. A few of the `Knuts' leaving Zietoun school on leave
    15. Cairo Zoo
    16. Party of Sigs. in Barrage Gardens ...
    17. Donkey race. One of the heats of the Dinkum Donkey Derby run at Zietoun ...
    18. 1st prize Yeomanry section at the sports
    19. 2nd prize section
    20. Milkman doing his rounds in Cairo
    21. Egyptian farmer taking his cotton to market at Matahria near Zietoun ...
    22a,b. Jumping at Yeomanry Sports
    23. Sorting 1st Regt. parcel mail
    24. Shellal Crossing ...
    25. Water jump Yeomanry sports on the beach
    26. Turkish cavalryman taken prisoner near Beersheba ...
    27. Taffy
    28. Jack Upham & Jenny the pack mule ...
    29. `The Family' - Jenny, Austin & Taff
    30. Jenny [mule] shifting camp ...
    31. A novel `bivy' (bivouac)
    32. Yours truly & Taff on the beach ...
    33. Frenchmen in Khan Yunus
    34. French Colonials somewhere in Palestine. These chaps came from Algiers ...
    35. An Algerian camp among the sandhills near Khan Yunus
    36. Motor tractors travelling from Khan Yunus on the train ...
    37. Ruins of chapel built by the crusaders in Khan Yunus
    38. Native huts in Khan Yunus ...
    39. Native boy carrying water in Khan Yunus
    40. Native boy ploughing in Khan Yunus ...
    41-42. Indian Lancers at Khan Yunus
    43. Sig. Troop saddling laid out in readiness for inspection by General Chauvel ... near Khan Yunus
    44. Surfing near Khan Yunus
    45. Our section at dinner. L-R: Edwards, Wilson, MacNamara, Price ...
    46. Mine sweepers & store ships assembled off El Arish just before the first attack made on Gaza in April 1917
    47. This view was taken from the end of the Sig. troop lines at the seaside. The shelters were erected by the French Colonial troops who came down for the day
    48. 1st Regt. Sigs. burnishing bits, stirrup irons & spurs on the beach ...
    49. These chaps were tossing boys in a blanket ...
    50. Water works at Shellal crossing on the Wadi-el-Guzzeh showing Egyptian Labor Corps at work in the distance
    51. Shellal crossing on the Wadi-el-Guzzeh showing dam, pumping station, etc. recently erected by Royal Engineers. Signal Hill is in the distance ...
    52. Horses sheltering from artillery fire behind a pipe clay ridge near `Higgery Flat'
    53. Horses watering in Wade-el-Guzzeh ...
    54. ANZAC Mounted Division Rest Camp, looking towards Gaza. The Turks shelled the headland dimly seen in the distance with high explosives ... Kenny McKenzie was on the staff at this camp
    55. English Bridge, Cairo ...
    56. Two Arab boys on their donkey at El Arish ...
    57-61. El Arish
    62. 1st Brigade ...
    63. El Arish 9/2/17
    64. Sikhs bathing
    65. El Arish 8/1/17
    66. An oasis at El Arish. An Australian is carrying two canvas buckets of water hanging to his toes while mounted ...
    67. Arab police at El Arish
    68. `Tea on the lawn' - `Discussing the lastest phurphies'
    69. Turkish prisoners from Rafa in the compound at El Arish ...
    70. Glimpse of the Nile from Kasr-El-Nil bridge, Cairo
    71. Clipping horses on the beach near Raffa ...
    72. Aeroplane dropping message on Sig. Station at El-Burj, 10 miles east of El Arish ...
    73. Red Cross train at Bir-el-Abd on the trans-Sinai railway
    74. Truck load of tibben [chaff] on fire at Bir-el-Abd ...
    75. Battery of 18 pounders dug in to the banks of the Wadi-El-Ghuzzeh ...
    76. A Bristol Bullet. This is one of the most up to date planes on this front ...
    77. B Squadron lines at Gambi
    78. Football match at Gambi. Leicester Battery Royal Horse Artillery v 1st A.L.H. Reg. We won
    79. Reserve troops wireless plant and Field Ambulance on a stunt near Beersheba
    80. Berkshire Battery Royal Horse Artillery near Gabi redoubts, right flank Palestine Front
    81. Berkshire Battery Royal Horse Artillery registering ...
    82. 1st Regt. Sig. Troop with hostile aircraft overhead ...
    83. ... photo of a helio flash ...
    84. Spoils of war 25/12/16. Rifles, equipment, ammunition ...
    85. Turkish prisoners 18/1/17. Two Turks ...
    86. Enemy officers and German machine gunners captured at Rafa ...
    87. Turkish Mountain Battery captured at Maghdaba
    88. Turkish prisoners at Beersheba, 1/11/17. The small group standing on the right ... are officers, mostly German and cavalry officers
    89. Turkish prisoners from Rafa at El Arish ...
    90. Prisoners El Arish, 12/1/17
    91. Sultan's yacht on the Nile at Barrage Gardens
    92. One of the bridges and regulators at Barrage Gardens
    93. Pontoon bridge over Suez Canal at Kantara ...
    94. Kars-el-Nil Bridge, Cairo
    95. The Nile from the bridge
    96. Bread about to be issued to the 1st L. H. Sigs. ...
    97. Turkish Hospital in Beersheba, 1/11/17 ... All Australians killed in the vicinity of Beersheba are now buried among these trees
    98. Beersheba Railway Station, 1/11/17 ...
    99. Turkish burial party in Beersheba, 1/11/17 ...
    100. Beersheba
    101. Turkish field gun
    102-103. 1st Light Horse
    104-113. [untitled scenes]
    114. Party from Palestine Desert Corps entraining at Kantara West for the Rest Camp, Port Said ...
    115. Italian conscripts in training at Port Said. Buildings are bathing shacks ...
    116. Yours truly & Taff about to move camp
    117. Italian N.C.O. at Port Said
    118. Wine cellars, Ras Duran
    119. Shower baths for the men, Ras Duran wine cellars
    120. Street scene, Ras Duran. Typical workman's cottage ...
    121. View showing portion of Ras Duran ...
    122. Our camp at Ras Duran
    123. 1st A.L.A. Bge. on trek among the hills ... Jaffa to Jerusalem ...
    124. A mob of cattle with part of the 1st A.L.A. Regt. in the background near Jaffa ...
    125. Turkish train running on captured line ...
    126. Preparing for the next big push at our little wooden cross factory. These crosses are made by the carpenters in our engineering field troop
    127. Grave of 25 New Zealanders near Jaffa
    128. 7th Mounted Bdg. Supply Section ...
    129. Painting inside the dome over the altar in the monastery on the Mount of Temptation ...
    130. Monks and an Australian in the monastery on the Mount of Temptation
    131. Lead horses belong to A.L.H. ... outside the Jaffa Gate of Jerusalem ...
    132. View showing the Belfrey of Monastery ... Mount of Temptation ...
    133. Mount of Temptation ...
    134. Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem ...
    135. View taken near Bethlehem
    136. Joran near Jericho
    137. Jordan ...
    138. Jordan River near Jericho
    139. Partridge nest ...
    140. Bedouins bringing their flocks to our lines in the Jordan Valley
    141. Armoured motor car in Jordan Valley
    142. Indian infantry camped near us in the Jordan Valley
    143. Pontoon Bridge over Jordan ...
    144. Shows passing through the English Bridge, Cairo
    145. Shows loaded with building stone passing through English Bridge
    146. Looking downstream from English Bridge
    147. Swimming horses in the Jordan ...
    148. Watering and swimming horses in the Jordan
    149. Jordan River showing portion of our camp
    150. 1st L.H. Regt. Sig. Troop crossing Jordan ...
    151. Battery of 4.5 howitzers shelling, Pear Hill, about 9 miles North of Jerusalem ...
    152. A few of the Knuts at the 31st B. G. H. ...
    153. ... this photo gives a good idea of what the wheat crops were like at El-Salt ...
    154. Turkish prisoners engaged on agricultural work in Cairo ... photographing prisoners is forbidden
    155. Turkish and German prisoners taken near Es-Salt ...
    156-178. [untitled]
  • Source
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  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    A bibliography of servicemen's and women's diaries of World War I is held in the Mitchell Library Original Materials Reading Room at PXn 878
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I pictorial material
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1014704
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