Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Hugo Vivien Hope Throssell VC, 10th Light Horse Regiment, of ...

Unit 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Accession Number H00144
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Date made c 1915
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 2nd Lieutenant Hugo Vivien Hope Throssell VC, 10th Light Horse Regiment, of Northam, WA. A farmer prior to his enlistment on 5 October 1914 he embarked from Fremantle on 19 February 1915 on board HMAT Itonus. Throssell was awarded the Victoria Cross for most conspicuous bravery at Gallipoli. He was later promoted to the rank of captain.