Studio portrait of 6904 Sergeant (Sgt) Roy John Tyler, 22nd Battalion, of Sale, Vic. A farmer ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P07503.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
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 6904 Sergeant (Sgt) Roy John Tyler, 22nd Battalion, of Sale, Vic. A farmer before enlisting in June 1916, Sgt Tyler left Australia for England with the 19th Reinforcements, and arrived in November 1917. He was killed by a machine gun bullet during a raid on German positions at Morlancourt on 9 June 1918, aged 33.

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