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Original grave of 843 Battery Sergeant Major (BSM) Norman Griffiths Ellsworth, 102nd Howitzer Battery, of Creswick, Vic. A civil servant prior to enlisting in South Yarra, Vic on 19 August 1914, ...
ID numberC00831
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original half plate negative
MakerBarnes, Ernest Charles
Place madeBelgium
Date madec August 1917
DescriptionOriginal grave of 843 Battery Sergeant Major (BSM) Norman Griffiths Ellsworth, 102nd Howitzer Battery, of Creswick, Vic. A civil servant prior to enlisting in South Yarra, Vic on 19 August 1914, BSM Ellsworth embarked from Melbourne, Vic, aboard HMAT Shropshire on 20 October 1914. He died of wounds received at Dickebusch on 31 July 1917, aged 31, and is buried in The Huts Cemetery, near Ypres, Belgium. (From the collection of 704 Driver Ernest Charles Barnes who served with the 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 21st Howitzer Brigade and 2nd Field Artillery Brigade.)