|Object type||Colour - Print|
|Date made||c 1914|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 301 Private (Pte) Alfred William Salter, 5th Battalion, of Windsor, Vic. He ...
Studio portrait of 301 Private (Pte) Alfred William Salter, 5th Battalion, of Windsor, Vic. He was a milk carter prior to enlisting in August 1914. Pte Alfred Salter and his two brothers, also of the 5th Battalion, 339 Pte Roy Stuart Salter and 1065 Pte Arthur George Salter, embarked on board HMAT Orvieto (A3) on 21 October 1914. All took part in the landing at Anzac Cove on 25th April 1915. Pte Alfred Salter was killed in action the same day. He was 21 years of age. His brother Roy was killed in action in France on 19 July 1916; Arthur was discharged on medical grounds and returned to Australia in 1916.