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.

The same grave is photographed in MM 120327 (with a wreath). Driver William Laugher, service no. 230, of the 13th Field Ambulance, was killed on 6 January 1918 at Tincourt-Boucly, France.

Description of Content

Photograph of grave in a snow covered cementry in Tincourt in France. A soldier is tending to a grave in the background. The grave in front is of Driver William Laugher who served in 13th Field Ambulance and died in an accident 07/01/1918. Inscription on the white cross in the foreground '[Rising sun symbol] / In / memory / of / 230 DVR W- LAUGHER/ Died / of / wounds / 6-1-18' and inscription on the supports is '13th / AUST / FIELD / AMB.'

Physical Description

Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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