Laminated portrait of G. P. Mulcahy, dated 1937, in a brass frame.
Gilbert (Gil) Payne Mulcahy enlisted into the Australian army on 15 February 1915, aged 21, and was placed into the 6th Australian Infantry Brigade. Gil served in Gallipoli from September to December 1915 and in Pozieres, France, in July and August 1916. He was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant. Whilst abroad Gil was taken to the infirmary on numerous occasions due to contracting illnesses such as influenza. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal on 18 October 1916. Gil returned to Australia on 9 March 1919.
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Head and shoulders portrait of man in jacket and tie.
Laminted photograph in brass frame.
Donation from Victorian Branch, Returned & Services League of Australia Limited (RSL), Mrs I. W. Morgan, Jun 1987
Photograph, Black & White
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