Army Service Corps training, at Zeitoun, Egypt.

Maker and role
attr Photographer: Cyprian Brereton (b.1876, d.1962)
Production date
Circa 1915
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Object Detail

Production place
View of Column of soldiers, with horses and carts in an open plain, Zeitoun, Egypt. World War 1.
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Media/materials description
Photographic paper
0 - Whole = Height x Width (mm) = 50 x 77mm
Maker biography
Cyprian Bridge Brereton (1876-1962) was a dentist by profession and was battalion commander of the Nelson 12th regiment at Gallipoli during World War I. He married Margaret Guy from Orinoco in England in 1915. He retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1918. He grew tobacco on his Orinoco farm from 1925 and was involved with the Nelson Pioneer Tobacco Grower's Union in the 1930s. He moved to Nelson in 1935 and became the Curator of the Nelson Institute Museum retiring in 1960.

For more information see Lash, Max Nelson Notables .Nelson: Nelson Historical Society, 1992.
World war, 1914-1918
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Credit line
Army Service Corps training at Zeitoun, Egypt. circa 1915. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: 300758.

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