Studio portrait of 1391 Bombardier (Bdr) Robert Edward Birt, 5th Light Horse Regiment (later 11th Brigade, Australian Field Artillery), of Nerang, Qld. A farmer prior to enlisting on 5 May 1915, he ...

Accession Number P05501.002
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 1391 Bombardier (Bdr) Robert Edward Birt, 5th Light Horse Regiment (later 11th Brigade, Australian Field Artillery), of Nerang, Qld. A farmer prior to enlisting on 5 May 1915, he ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1915
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 1391 Bombardier (Bdr) Robert Edward Birt, 5th Light Horse Regiment (later 11th Brigade, Australian Field Artillery), of Nerang, Qld. A farmer prior to enlisting on 5 May 1915, he embarked from Sydney, NSW, aboard HMAT Mashobra on 4 October 1915. He was killed in action near Voormezeele, Belgium, on 22 July 1917, aged 20.

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