Several photographs

Accession Number P04495.004
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria, Bairnsdale
Date made c May 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Members of the Potter family at a picnic on the bank of a river, before their son and brother leave for service overseas. Identified left to right: Mr J C Potter (Frank's father), Marjorie Potter, Fanny Potter and 153 Warrant Officer Frank Hales Potter, 10th Machine Gun Company, of Bairnsdale, Vic. A bank clerk, prior to his enlistment in 1915, he embarked for service overseas on troopship A11 HMAT Ascanius in May 1915. He was later promoted to the rank of lieutenant. He died of wounds on 3 November 1917.

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