23 September 2009

Photos from the Australian War Memorial

Studio portrait of a child dressed in military uniform

A papier-mache cow, used for milking demonstrations... being tied on to the luggage carrier of Mrs Mellor's car for transport to the farm

Private Francis Edmund Bilton, 5th Battalion. Note the cat curled up asleep

An observation balloon about to ascend

An accident on Savy Aerodrome during the German offensive

the identity of this striking-looking man is not known

Selections from the Flickr photostream of the Australian War Memorial. The set tends to emphasize the lighter, more upbeat aspects of the war experience.

About 100 more pix are available at the site. Larger versions of the photos are available at the individual links.

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