One of 185 black and white photographs in an album, taken in France during World War I by Sergeant John Lord. Some pages are blank.
Photographs in the album depict army camps, hospitals, trenches, early tanks, landscapes, cemeteries and graves and groups of posed Australian soldiers. The places Lord mentions in his captions are La Boiselle, Quarry Siding, Pozieres, Albert, Bapaume and Favreuil.
The album was one of many souvenirs brought back to Australia after World War I by John Lord (service # 6252). He donated photograph albums, images, documents and World War I memorabilia to Museum Victoria.
Private Harry Gilbert Shapley, service no.7968, was killed on 17 November 1916, and was buried at Quarry Cemetery, '500 yards north of Montauban', France.
Description of Content
Soldier standing in front of two tents in field.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Date of Event
Private Harry G. Shapley - 13th Field Ambulance, AIF, Montauban-de-Picardie, Somme, France, 17 Nov 1916
Date of Shapley's death.
Photograph, Black & White
Hand-written on secondary support left side above photo: '734' Hand-written on secondary support right side above photo: 'Tent where Shapley was killed'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
56 (Width), 43 (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)