Studio portrait, taken before enlistment, of 399 Corporal (Cpl) Angus Campbell Aitchison, 6th ...

Unit 6th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P06920.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Eden Studios
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 18 January 1905
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, taken before enlistment, of 399 Corporal (Cpl) Angus Campbell Aitchison, 6th Battalion, of Glenferrie, Vic. A baker before enlisting on 17 August 1914, he embarked from Melbourne on HMAT Hororata on 19 October 1914 as a Lance Corporal with D Company. He was killed in action in Shrapnel Gully at around noon on the first day of the Gallipoli landing, 25 April 1915, at the age of 29.