Group of five officers of the1st AIF on camels in front of a pyramid. Dated 1915. Egyptian camel drivers are in the foreground. Lieutenant Frederick G. Wilson is the second soldier from the right.
Lieutenant Frederick G. Wilson enlisted on 18 November 1914, and served in the 13th Battalion AIF. He was killed in action on 26 April 1915 at Gallipoli. His brother, Corporal Gilbert Wilson, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, was killed in action in France on 14 November 1916.
Description of Content
A group of five officers on camels in front of a pyramid. Egyptian camel drivers are in the foreground. The picture is posed in front of a pyramid.
Mounted photograph. Sepia tone print 290 x 390 surrounded by pseudo timber mount 358 x 455.
Donation from Mr Anthony Kenneth Bonica, 04 Sep 1984
Lieutenant Frederick G. Wilson - Australian Imperial Force (AIF), Egypt, 1915
One of the subjects in the image, Lt Frederick G. Wilson, was killed soon after.
WILSON, F. B.
Photograph, Black & White
Type of item
290 mm (Width), 390 mm (Height)
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