Informal portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Robert Storrie Guthrie, 48th Battalion, writing at a desk, ...

Accession Number P10688.027.005
Collection type Photograph
Object type Album - Photograph, Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Downes, Harry
Date made December 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

Informal portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Robert Storrie Guthrie, 48th Battalion, writing at a desk, possibly at Codford. Lt Guthrie, a 22 year old bookkeeper from Peterhead, SA, enlisted on 16 June 1915. Lt Guthrie was killed in action in Belgium on 12 October 1917. One of a series of images in an album relating to the wartime service of Lieutenant Harry Downes MC MM, 48th Battalion.