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H00144

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number H00144
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made c 1915

Description

Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Hugo Vivien Hope Throssell VC, 10th Light Horse Regiment, of Northam, WA. A farmer prior to his enlistment on 5 October 1914 he embarked from Fremantle on 19 February 1915 on board HMAT Itonus. Throssell was awarded the Victoria Cross for most conspicuous bravery at Gallipoli. He was later promoted to the rank of captain.