Studio portrait of 3662 Private Harold Arthur Cowan, an Aboriginal soldier in 6th Light Horse ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Grafton
Accession Number P02229.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Grafton
Date made c November 1917
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 3662 Private Harold Arthur Cowan, an Aboriginal soldier in 6th Light Horse Regiment (LHR), his 1st cousin Elizabeth (Bessie) Clarke (nee Williams) and Hazel Jean Williams (later Cheetham, Elizabeth’s niece; Harold’s cousin Leonard’s child). Cowan (also known as Arthur Williams) enlisted at Grafton on 1917-11-16. In his youth Cowan was an all round sportsman, a representative for the North Coast in football, and a well known boxer.