Josiah Barnes collection of First World War negatives and prints

Accession Number PB0282
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Barnes, Josiah
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Port Melbourne
Date made 20 October 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Unidentified soldiers possibly from different units grouped informally prior to boarding HMAT Borda (A30). Identified are, front row: extreme left, behind his kitbag: 12822 Driver (Dvr) Walter James Leslie Dick, AASC, and lying, second from right, 12816 Dvr Arroll Leslie Garnet Smith, AASC. The kitbag on the extreme right foreground belongs to a member of the Field Artillery Brigade (FAB). The soldier at left rear is holding a sign with a kewpie doll attached, saying: 'Daddy died for me, will you fight for me'. There is a large Australian flag at the rear.

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