Studio portrait of 836 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest (Ernie) Hughes, D Company, 27th Battalion, of Gilberton, SA. Formerly a gardener and a driver, Pte Hughes enlisted on 23 February 1915 and ...

Accession Number P06528.001
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 836 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest (Ernie) Hughes, D Company, 27th Battalion, of Gilberton, SA. Formerly a gardener and a driver, Pte Hughes enlisted on 23 February 1915 and ...
Object types Black & white - Digital print
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1915
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 836 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest (Ernie) Hughes, D Company, 27th Battalion, of Gilberton, SA. Formerly a gardener and a driver, Pte Hughes enlisted on 23 February 1915 and embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Geelong (A2) on 31 May 1915. He served on the Western Front and he was killed in action at Pozieres, France, on 4 August 1916, aged 36.