|Object type||Colour - Toned black & white print|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
|Date made||c 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of William Eric Warskitt wearing a discharged returned soldier's badge. A ...
Studio portrait of William Eric Warskitt wearing a discharged returned soldier's badge. A carpenter from Haberfield, NSW prior to enlistment, Warskitt embarked with the service number of 7268 and the rank of Corporal with the 13th Battery, 5th Field Artillery Brigade from Sydney on HMAT Persic on 18 November 1915. Later reverting to the rank of Gunner, he became ill while serving in France. On 27 August 1917 he returned to Australia suffering from chronic bronchitis and was medically discharged.