Studio portrait of 6517 Private (Pte) Herbert Thomas Henry Hughes, 2nd Battalion, of Bimbi, NSW. ...

Accession Number P08592.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Crown Studios
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c 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 6517 Private (Pte) Herbert Thomas Henry Hughes, 2nd Battalion, of Bimbi, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting in June 1916, Pte Hughes embarked from Sydney with the 21st Reinforcements aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 7 October 1916. After further training in England they arrived in France for service on the Western Front on 16 February 1917. Pte Hughes was killed in action in France on 17 April 1918. He was 24 years of age.