Studio portrait of 24 Sergeant , 13th Light Horse Regiment of Camberwell, Victoria. A school ...

Unit 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Accession Number P05248.052
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made circ 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 24 Sergeant , 13th Light Horse Regiment of Camberwell, Victoria. A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Persic (A34) on 28 May 1915. After service on the Gallipoli Peninsula, he went with his unit to France where he died of heart failure on 2 April 1916, aged 23. He is buried in the Boeseghem Churchyard, France.