|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 3607 Sergeant Alexander Hood, 4th (later 1st) Australian Tunnelling Company of ...
Studio portrait of 3607 Sergeant Alexander Hood, 4th (later 1st) Australian Tunnelling Company of Homebush, NSW. A contractor prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Warilda (A69) on 22 May 1916. He was killed in action, aged 43, when a shell hit the cook house near the Ypres-Menin Road, Belgium on 31 October 1917. He is buried in the Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Belgium.