|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of Captain (Capt) Ross Harwood, Distinguished Service Order (DSO), Headquarters, ...
Studio portrait of Captain (Capt) Ross Harwood, Distinguished Service Order (DSO), Headquarters, 16th Battalion, of Perth, WA. Capt Ross enlisted on 3 November 1914 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ceramic on 22 December 1914. He was awarded the DSO on 2 September 1916 and although wounded, he led his company of only 120 men on to capture 150 German prisoners in an attack to the north of Houquert Farm.