|Unit||22nd Australian Infantry Battalion|
|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 5917 Private (Pte) Edgar Allen Thornell, 22nd Battalion of Somerville, ...
Studio portrait of 5917 Private (Pte) Edgar Allen Thornell, 22nd Battalion of Somerville, Victoria. A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Nestor (A71) on 2 October 1916. On 9 August 1918, he died in the Monte Video Camp Hospital, Weymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom from Pulmonary Tuberculosis, aged 22. Pte Thornell is buried in the Melcombe Regis Cemetery, United Kingdom.