Studio portrait of NX52566 Private (Pte) Lindsay Walter Robb and NX52465 Pte Allen Stewart Robb, ...

Accession Number P06105.007
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital file JPEG
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of NX52566 Private (Pte) Lindsay Walter Robb and NX52465 Pte Allen Stewart Robb, brothers from Leeton, New South Wales. Both men enlisted in the second AIF in June 1940, and served in the Pacific with the 2/19 Battalion. Pte Allen Robb was killed in action on Malaya on 22 January 1942, Lindsay Robb being captured by Japanese forces at Singapore in February 1942. Lindsay Robb died from disease whilst a prisoner of war (POW) on 26 December 1943.