|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Date made||c 1916-1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Informal outdoor portrait of 3109 Trooper (Tpr) Alexander Gibson Forsyth, 4th Light Horse ...
Informal outdoor portrait of 3109 Trooper (Tpr) Alexander Gibson Forsyth, 4th Light Horse Regiment from Mansfield, Victoria seated on a horse. A 25 year old grazier prior to enlisting on 19 September1916, he embarked for overseas service with the 24th Reinforcements from Melbourne aboard HMAT Orsova (A67) on 6 December 1916. Less than a month after disembarking in England, he was admitted to hospital and died of broncho pneumonia on 2 April 1917. Tpr Forsyth is buried in the Tidworth Military Cemetery, Tidworth, Wiltshire, United Kingdom.