Captain Frederick Dudley Weedon Oatley

Accession Number AWM2017.686.1
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made 3 November 1914 - 14 December 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Studio portrait of Captain Frederick Dudley Weedon Oatley, 6th Light Horse, later Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Frederick Dudley Weedon Oatley, 56th Battalion, AIF. Lt Col Oatley died of illness on 28 March 1919 at St Kilda Private Hospital in Darlinghurst, NSW. Originally diagnosed with gas poisoning, it was later discovered to be a septic infection caused hydatid on the lung which had been acquired during war service.