One of 129 World War I photographs likely to have been taken by Driver Cyril Rose, AIF. Rose was made a driver in the 1st Australian Auxiliary Mechanical Transport Company before moving to the 2nd Australian Divisional Mechanical Transport Company when in France. He sailed from Melbourne on 22 December 1916 on the Persic, arriving in England in March 1917. In June he was sent to France where his service consisted of driving in a supply column. He returned to Australia on the Persic on 13 July 1919.

A majority of the images included in the album appear to be from the time Rose spent in England, particularly Wiltshire, before he travelled to France. The album also includes images of servicemen, battle sites, buildings and Cologne, Germany.

Image depicts the deck of an unknown ship. Cyril Rose is known to have travelled on the transport ship 'Persic' and it is possible that the 'Persic' is the ship depicted.

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Image depicting the upper and lower deck of a ship that is full of figures crowding around, all apparently intent on something unseen on the top deck. The ship's funnel can be seen in the background and lifeboats hang off both sides of the boat.

Physical Description

Black and white photographic print on paper.

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