Informal portrait of Warrant Officer (later Lieutenant) Bertram Alexander Gordon Watts (left), ...

Accession Number P11294.012
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Place made South Africa
Date made c 1901
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Informal portrait of Warrant Officer (later Lieutenant) Bertram Alexander Gordon Watts (left), 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles and an unidentified soldier. Watts later served in the First World War, was awarded a DSO in 1916, and attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col), 4th Field Artillery Brigade. Lt Col Watts was killed in action on 10 April 1917.