|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Shepparton|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 1668 Private (Pte) Richard Ellis Tate and his mother Mary Amelia Tate. Pte ...
Studio portrait of 1668 Private (Pte) Richard Ellis Tate and his mother Mary Amelia Tate. Pte Tate of Katandra, Vic, enlisted on 9 March 1916 and was assigned to the 1st Reinforcements, 37th Battalion. He embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ascanius on 27 November 1916. He was later promoted to Corporal (Cpl). He killed in action on 4 October 1917 at Passchendaele, Belgium, aged 26 years. Cpl Tate had two cousins who also served with the AIF. They were: 2169 Pte George Richard Prideaux, 21st Field Artillery Brigade, who was killed at Gallipoli Peninsula on 19 May 1915, and 1706 Pte Hubert Leslie Jenkins MM and Bar, 8th Battalion, who returned to Australia on 9 March 1919.