Studio portrait of 3065 Private (Pte) James Ernest (Ernie) Clifton, 27th Battalion, of Inglewood, ...

Accession Number P06489.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: South Australia
Date made c 1915 - 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 3065 Private (Pte) James Ernest (Ernie) Clifton, 27th Battalion, of Inglewood, SA. He worked as a labourer on his father's orchard prior to enlisting on 6 August 1915. Pte Clifton embarked from Adelaide on HMAT Medic with the 7th Reinforcements, 27th Battalion, on 12 January 1916. He was wounded in France on 5 August 1916, and died of his wounds on 9 August 1916.