|Place||Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Hindenburg Outpost Line Area, Hargicourt|
|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Date made||c January 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 2410 Private Frank Johnston Gates, 1st Australian Machine Gun Battalion, of ...
Studio portrait of 2410 Private Frank Johnston Gates, 1st Australian Machine Gun Battalion, of Petersham, NSW. An engineer prior to enlisting on 9 May 1915, he embarked aboard HMAS Orsova on 14 July 1915 from Sydney, NSW. He was killed in action at Hargicourt in France on 19 September 1918, aged 21. His brother, 7572 Sergeant George Henry Gates was killed in action at Bray approximately one month before on 8 August 1918.