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H05734

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

ID number H05734
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin

Description

Studio portrait of 721 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest Johnston, 9th Battalion from Blackburn, Victoria, wearing a militia uniform and sitting at the wheel of an early automobile. A 29 year old carpenter prior to enlisting on 24 August 1914, he embarked for overseas with F Company from Brisbane on 24 September 1914 aboard HMAT Omrah. He was killed in action during the Gallipoli landings on 25 April 1915 and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey, with others who have no known grave.