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.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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