Studio portrait of 4333 Sapper (Spr) Angelo Gatti, 6th Australian Tunnelling Company, of ...

Accession Number P07844.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Albumen print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Western Australia
Date made 1916
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 4333 Sapper (Spr) Angelo Gatti, 6th Australian Tunnelling Company, of Norseman, WA. A miner before enlisting in February 1916, Spr Gatti left Australia for England in June 1916. He disembarked at Capetown, South Africa, and was admitted to 2nd General Hospital with pneumonia, where he died on 22 June 1916, aged 28. Spr Gatti was the older brother of 6953 LCpl Pasquilino Gatti, 11th Battalion, who died of wounds at Ebblinghem, France, on 12 May 1918 (see P07844.001).