Studio portrait of 2678 Private (Pte) David Mullen, 2nd Pioneer Battalion of Mitiamo, Victoria. ...

Unit 2nd Australian Pioneer Battalion
Accession Number P06372.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Vallance, R
Vallance, R
Date made c 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Studio portrait of 2678 Private (Pte) David Mullen, 2nd Pioneer Battalion of Mitiamo, Victoria. A farmer prior to enlistment on 18 May 1916, Pte Mullen embarked from Melbourne with the 5th Reinforcements on 18 September aboard HMAT Karoo (A10). He was killed in action on 13 October 1917, aged 21. His brother, 612 Pte Hugh James Mullen died two years previously on 19 May 1915 following wounds received in action at Gallipoli.

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