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First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 3414 Private Edward Platt, 15th Battalion, of Beaudesert, Qld. A fireman prior ...
Studio portrait of 3414 Private Edward Platt, 15th Battalion, of Beaudesert, Qld. A fireman prior to enlistment he embarked on board HMAT Seang Bee (A48) on 2 October 1915. Platt was taken on strength and transferred to the 11th Brigade Field Artillery and mustered to the rank of Gunner (Gnr) on 17 March 1916. Gnr Platt died of wounds on the 25 December 1916, aged 20. His brother 195 Corporal John Price Platt, A Squadron, 2nd Light Horse Regiment returned to Australia on 15 November 1916. (See P09070.001). This photograph has been inserted into a Memorial Card.