Studio portrait of the Parker brothers, left to right, Albert, Samuel Charles and Arthur ...

Accession Number P05510.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Toned black & white print
Maker Adelaide Photo Company
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c 1890-1895
Conflict Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900
Sudan, 1885
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of the Parker brothers, left to right, Albert, Samuel Charles and Arthur Benjamin, all members of the NSW Artillery. Their uniforms include white helmets, gloves and belts. Samuel Parker is wearing an Egypt Medal and Khedive's Star awarded for his service with the Sudan Contingent. A carpenter from Sydney, NSW, 241 Private (Pte) Parker embarked with the NSW Contingent on 3 March 1885 on the SS Iberia, served in D Company, and returned to Australia on 23 June 1885 on board the SS Arab. He was discharged at Sydney on 3 July 1885 after the contingent was disbanded, having served for with good conduct for 134 days.