Louis McCubbin (As a boy in fancy dress) Frederick McCubbin
A line of horse-drawn wagons and limbers in a cloud of dust passing ruined houses in the village of Sailly-le-Sec, Western Front.
Issuing rations by Louis McCubbin. Troop orderlies are issuing rations of bully beef, biscuits, tea, sugar and salt to the section orderlies, Beersheba, 1930. This is eighth in a series of eight paintings accompanying the Palestine dioramas. The series illustrates the Egyptian Labour Corps and the Camel Transport Corps transporting supplies (food, water, clothing and medical supplies) from Deir el Belah on the Mediterranean coast of Palestine through the desert to the troops in battle.
Painting by Louis McCubbin entitled, RAN tribute to Anzac dead, Dardanelles, 12th November 1918. [AWM ART09451] On 30 October 1918 the Ottoman Empire requested an armistice. For Turkey the war was over. On 10 November British troops landed unopposed on the Gallipoli peninsula. Henry Collinson Owen, A British journalist, recorded what he saw in the Dardanelles which had been the scene of so much naval action in 1914 and 1915:
Watercolour sketch depicting a view of Mount Meredith in Romani, Egypt. McCubbin was in Romani in Louis McCubbin enlisted with the Battalion AIF in serving in France from November.
View of Mount Meredith. In the foreground from left to right mounted are Lieutenant L McCubbin, an Indian Orderly, Lieutenant C Web Gilbert, Lieutenant W W Anderson and four Bedouins.
Romani, Romani Area, Sinai, Egypt, North Africa, 1920 (w/c & pencil on paper) Louis McCubbin
Regimental transport ration limbers loading at a brigade refilling point, Beersheba, while others, having filled, are moving along the road in the bed of the wady to their squadron areas.