|Object type||Black & white - Digital print|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Outdoor group portrait of members of the 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train. Identified ...
Outdoor group portrait of members of the 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train. Identified back row, second from the right, is 256 Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Artificer Farrier Edward Charles Perkins, of Essendon, Vic. A farrier prior to enlistment, CPO Perkins embarked from Melbourne on HMAT Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915. On 6 September 1915 he was killed in action at Kangaroo Beach, Suvla, Gallipoli Peninsula, aged 21.