The ship Osmanieh, carrying Australian troops to Gallipoli

This photograph shows troops crowded aboard the transport ship Osmanieh, heading for Gallipoli in 1915.  Two years later, this ship was sunk by German mines, with the loss of nearly 200 lives, including 8 nurses.


Unknown photographer, 1915



Accession number: MS 10340


From the State Library of Victoria's Manuscripts collection.

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