Charles (Charlie) Henry Stevens in his tricycle wheelchair with other veterans in front of the ...

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Accession Number P02011.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film copy negative
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 25 April 1991
Conflict Period 1990-1999
First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Charles (Charlie) Henry Stevens in his tricycle wheelchair with other veterans in front of the Shrine of Remembrance on Anzac Day. 2047 Private Stevens had his legs amputated after being wounded in action in France in June 1918. He obtained the wheelchair in England before returning to Australia and used it at various times until his death in 1991. It is now in the collection of the Australian War Memorial.