Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Howard Thomas Elder, 5th Battalion. A salesman from East Prahran, Vic prior to enlistment, Lt Elder embarked with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant (2nd Lt) from ...

Accession Number H06158
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Howard Thomas Elder, 5th Battalion. A salesman from East Prahran, Vic prior to enlistment, Lt Elder embarked with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant (2nd Lt) from ...
Object types Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Howard Thomas Elder, 5th Battalion. A salesman from East Prahran, Vic prior to enlistment, Lt Elder embarked with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant (2nd Lt) from Melbourne on HMAT Orvieto on 21 October 1914. On 9 May 1915, as the Battalion's Signals Officer, he died of wounds received in action at Gallipoli and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial.