Studio portrait of Lieutenant Ralph WV Elliott, Leicestershire Regiment

Accession Number P05197.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Lambert Weston
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Ralph Warren Victor Elliott, Leicestershire Regiment soon after his receipt of the Sandhurst Sword of Honour. In 1943 Lt Elliott changed his name from Rudolph Ehrenberg to Elliott and prior to entering officer training at Sandhurst. He served with the British Army during the the war until he was injured on 3 April 1945. He survived the war and attended St Andrews receiving honours in languages. He eventually emigrated with his family to Australia.

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