Photographs and associated material relating to the service of Staff Sergeant W G Stanbrook with 103 Sanitary Section, Royal Army Medical Corps, in the Salonika Campaign, 1917-1918. The photographs include a number taken at Summerhill Camp outside Salonika showing construction work undertaken and the garrison church; there are also a number of interesting panoramic views of Salonika looking from the old city walls towards the harbour and scenes of the destruction caused by the great fire of 18 August 1917. Other photographs show the Seres Road at Kilo 13 and the Decauville railway line to Stavros running through the Rendina Gorge. The town of Langaza is also well covered with photographs of principal buildings and streets. There are also a number of photographs taken around Doiran in October 1918 showing British camps beside Lake Doiran, captured artillery pieces and Bulgarian dugouts behind Grand Couronne. Other locations covered by sets of photographs are Strumnitza (Strumica) with general street scenes; Vetrina - including a disinfecting station set up by 103 Sanitary Section; Demir Hissar - general view in and around the town; Daut-Bali village showing local people, the church, village fountain and anti-malarial work undertaken by 103 Sanitary Section; Mandrejik - British camp. The collection also includes a panorama of the entrance to the Rupel Pass (Greek side).
There are also 119 photo postcards, mostly covering significant buildings, streets and the people of Salonika; also four coloured views of Malta and a single card showing the town of Strumnitza (Strumica). The documents within the collection cover Staff Sergeant Stanbrook's work with the Sanitary Section, including lecture notes, diagrams of incinerators and latrines and a small pocket diary for 1917 containing a number of short entries. There is also an Ottoman ticket for the Salonika - Constantinople Railway dating from 31 December 1912, which Stanbrook probably picked up when in Salonika.
British Army mesage book: A.B.153B used as a photograph album. Photographic prints are glued in on every second page, caption information handwritten in ink underneath the prints. Also 74 loose prints held in one archive envelope. 1917 edition of 'The Soldiers Own Diary' containing a number of brief entries; Notepad inside Cover for Army Book 153 - contains handwritten lecture notes. Also an empty Cover for Army Book 153 and a smaller brown cloth-covered popper-fastened wallet. 45 film negatives. Various papers and document, including sketches of latrines.