Sapper 237 Evelyn Lloyd – Photographer

Lemnos, Greece. October 1915. 1st Section and 2nd Section of 1st Field Company Engineers arriving from Anzac for a spell crossing the shallow arm of Mudros Harbour towards Sarpi Camp. In this way a march of about two miles was saved. Left to right: Spr 108 Walter Stallard, Corporal 66 Norman Masters, Spr 14 Edmond Banks; unidentified; Spr Cole; Spr 176 William Harvey; unidentified; Spr Pat Murray; Spr Roberts; unidentified. (Donor E. G. Lloyd) AWM C04119


The Evelyn Lloyd Collection is a series of photos donated to the Australian War Memorial.  The selection of photos in the public domain are a generous pictorial of the 1st Field Company Engineers. He captures camp life in Egypt and later Lemnos Island 1915, and glimpses of troop and transport movement in Tel el Kebir, North Egypt and Serapeum in early 1916.

It is likely that more photos of Evelyn’s are in the AWM as the official war historian Charles E.W Bean used and acknowledged a photo taken by Evelyn Lloyd in his book, “The Story of ANZAC – Volume II”  attached to Chapter 11 “The German Officers Trench”, another very important chapter in the history of the 1st FCE.

Continue reading