Studio portrait of Charles Edward Umphelby in civilian dress prior to his enlistment for service ...

Accession Number P04321.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Black Sea
Date made c 1899
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of Charles Edward Umphelby in civilian dress prior to his enlistment for service in the Boer War. Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Umphelby later died of wounds on 10 March 1901, whilst serving in South Africa with the Royal Australian Artillery Special Service Officer unit. He was the senior Australian officer to die during the war.

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