|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 1770 Private (later Corporal (Cpl)) Harold Skewes, 57th (later 60th) Battalion ...
Studio portrait of 1770 Private (later Corporal (Cpl)) Harold Skewes, 57th (later 60th) Battalion of Ballarat, Victoria. A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Euripides (A14) on 4 April 1916. On 5 April 1918, he was wounded in action near Corbie, France, and died of his wounds in the 46th Casualty Clearing Station, aged 38. Cpl Skewes is buried in the Picquigny British Cemetery, France.