Queanbeyan, NSW. May 1971. Informal portrait of veteran Mr Ernest Corey in a Queanbeyan Nursing ...

Accession Number SHO/71/0167/HQ
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original acetate
Date made 1971
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Queanbeyan, NSW. May 1971. Informal portrait of veteran Mr Ernest Corey in a Queanbeyan Nursing Home, with Sister Mary Hawkins. Mr Corey was the only soldier in the British Commonwealth to have been awarded the Military Medal (MM) four times. 2143 Corporal Ernest Albert Corey of Cooma, NSW, enlisted on 13 January 1916 into the 55th Battalion.