|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 373 Sergeant (Sgt) Owen Ernest Hugh Bingham, 3rd Light Horse Regiment. A ...
Studio portrait of 373 Sergeant (Sgt) Owen Ernest Hugh Bingham, 3rd Light Horse Regiment. A farmer, of Central Castra near Ulverstone, Tasmania, he enlisted on 23 August 1914 and embarked from Hobart aboard HMAT Geelong on 20 October 1914 for Gallipoli. Sgt Bingham was Mentioned In Despatches on 16 October 1915 for special patrol work. The regiment relocated to Alexandria on 20 December 1915 on withdrawal from Gallipoli. On 29 December 1915, Sgt Bingham was assigned to the Western Frontier Force. Sgt Bingham was killed in action at Romani, Egypt, on 4 August 1916 aged 26 years.