Collection related to the service of 704 Ernest Charles Barnes

Accession Number C00831
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Barnes, Ernest Charles
Place made Belgium
Date made c August 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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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, 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.)