'The Troopship 'Star of England' on which the Light Horsemen of Mackay departed for the front, on September 24, 1918'
Photograph, World War One (1914-1918).
HMAT 'Star of England' (later renamed Port Sydney) displaced 9136 tons. She was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd of London. Many similar steamers were used by the Australian government for the purpose of transporting the Australian Expeditionary Force (AIF) and its equipment overseas.
From booklet 'Mackay Panoramas and War Views' published by R J Belkin, Brisbane, 1918 (c) Includes photographs and details of Mackay men who served with the Australian Expeditionary Force.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection