Studio portrait of 7572 Private (Pte) Charles Herbert Stewart, 6th Battalion, of Broomhill, WA. A ...

Accession Number P06958.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film copy negative
Maker Talma Studios [Melbourne]
Date made 1917
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 7572 Private (Pte) Charles Herbert Stewart, 6th Battalion, of Broomhill, WA. A farmer before enlisting in June 1917, Pte Stewart left Australia for England with the 25th Reinforcements in August 1917. Arriving in France in February 1918, he was killed by a sniper during the 6th Battalion's attack on Lihons on 9 August 1918, aged 29.