Ebbitt, William Henry, 1893-1970: Photographs relating to World War One

Date
1916-1918, 2015
By
Ebbitt, William Henry, 1893-1970; Dunkley, Gillian, active 2016
Ref
ATL-Group-00135
Description

Collection contains:

Photographs taken and collected by William Henry Ebbitt during his service during World War One. Photographs mainly taken in Egypt depict other military personnel including S S M Ebbitt with Sgt Curtis and Sgt Hines wounded in hospital, Corporal Ferguson of the 9th Squadron from Mohaka Wairoa, Major Armstrong, Father McDonald, D. McMillan, W. O'Donald, 9th Squadron officers and football team, Turk prisoners, military horses (feeding, watering, under fire, treking), desert patrol, Indian transport men, camel transports, military camps (Bir el Maler, Kirba, Romani), visiting ancient Egyptian tombs at Katia (Quatia), and an aeroplane which landed behind their lines.

Includes a photograph postcard from W H Ebbitt to his brother Len (dated November 1917). Text of postcard transcribed by Gillian Dunkley.

Photographs are numbered from 1 to 102 (note there is some duplicates with differing annotations on the back) and are accompanied by documentation which provides information and notes relating to each photograph and biographic information relating to Ebbitt. This documentation was compiled by Gillian Dunkley.

A selection of the photographs has been digitised by John Dunkley in January and February 2015.

Title supplied by Library.

Arrangement: Collection has been arranged by the donor prior to their deposit with the library. Each photograph is numbered (enclosed in a circle) on the back. These numbers reference electronic scans also supplied with the collection on deposit.

Corporal William Henry Ebbitt, of Wairoa, served in the Wellington Mounted Rifles (Regiment No. 11/250) during World War I. He saw action at Gallipoli and Eygpt.

Quantity: 111 b&w original photographic print(s). 119 electronic scan(s) of original black and white photographic print(s). 1 folder(s).

Physical Description: Photograph prints, typescripts

Provenance: Donor is the daughter of William Henry Ebbitt.

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Format
111 b&w original photographic print(s), 119 electronic scan(s) of original black and white photographic print(s), 1 folder(s), Digital images, Electronic reproductions, Manuscripts, Photographic prints, Typescripts, Photograph prints, typescripts
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Scans of photographs
Date: 2015 From: Ebbitt, William Henry, 1893-1970: Photographs relating to World War One Ref: PADL-001700 Description: Digital scans of photographs by John Dunkley in January and February 2015. Title supplied by Library Quantity: 119 electronic scan(s) of original black and...
Date: 1914-1919 From: Ebbitt, William Henry, 1893-1970: Photographs relating to World War One Ref: PAColl-10654 Description: Original photograph prints and postcards relating to William Henry Ebbitt's service during World War One. Title supplied by Library Quantity: 111 b&w origi...
Date: 2016 From: Ebbitt, William Henry, 1893-1970: Photographs relating to World War One Ref: MS-Papers-12330 Description: Accompanying documentation compiled by Gillian Dunkley. Includes: - Numbered index of original photographs and postcards providing additional biographical an...