|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 6875 Sapper (Spr) Sydney Herbert Bone, Australian Tunnelling Companies. A ...
Studio portrait of 6875 Sapper (Spr) Sydney Herbert Bone, Australian Tunnelling Companies. A miner, of Richmond, Victoria, he enlisted on 10 January 1917 and embarked from Melbourne aboard RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917 for Devonport, England. He proceeded to France to join the 1st Anzac Entrenching Battalion on 15 April 1917. Spr Bone died of illness on 26 April 1917 at Bapaume, France. He was aged 40 years.