Studio portrait of 258 Private (Pte) William Henry Woods, 6th Broad Gauge Railway Operating ...

Accession Number P10777.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
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 258 Private (Pte) William Henry Woods, 6th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company. Pte Woods, a locomotive driver from Hornsby, New South Wales, prior to enlistment, embarked aboard HMAT Wiltshire (A18) from Sydney on 7 February 1917, aged 35. Pte Woods was promoted to Corporal in 1917, and was then promoted to Sergeant on 29 January 1918. Pte Woods returned to Australia aboard RMS Karmala on 1 July 1919.