|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 2555 Private (Pte) Roy Anderson, a hairdresser from Cobram, Victoria, prior to ...
Studio portrait of 2555 Private (Pte) Roy Anderson, a hairdresser from Cobram, Victoria, prior to enlistment. Pte Anderson embarked from Melbourne with the 8th Reinforcements, 7th Battalion, aboard HMAT Anchises (A68) on 26 August 1915. During his service Anderson achieved the rank of Lieutenant. In April 1918 he received gunshot wounds to the head and back. He partially recovered and returned to Australia on 24 August 1918. Roy Anderson died of complications from his wounds at the Caulfield Military Hospital, Melbourne, on 14 January 1919. He was buried in Cobram Cemetery. (See also DACS0250 and DACS0332.)