Black and white photograph, dating from World War I, of a landscape scene with buildings, trees and mountains visible.

Part of a collection of World War I photographs associated with the service of Lionel Knox Trezise (service no. 14340), father of the donor John Trezise. Lionel was a 'reliving postmaster and telegraphist' when he enlisted on 22 March 1916. He was placed in the 1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron as a sapper, serving with the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force. During his service he apparently took photographs in India, Sri Lanka and Mesopotamia (Iraq and neighbouring regions). After returning to Australia in 1919 he married and became a public servant. He died in 1972. Lionel's brother John Gordon (Jack) Trezise also served in World War I (service no. 5105). He enlisted on 2 March 1916 while a 26-year-old shop assistant in Broken Hill, and was killed in action in France on 1 June 1918.

Description of Content

Image of a landscape scene. View looking across to mountains in the background, with landscape of trees and buildings in middleground. Sea is in the background on the right hand side.

Physical Description

Black and white print, on a matt photographic paper. Found in a box also containing 7 wallets of negatives mostly 8x13cm.

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