|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
Sidney Riley Studios
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
|Date made||c 1919|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Studio portrait of Driver (Dvr) Frank Nathaniel Woods, Naval Bridging Train, of Waverley, NSW. A ...
Studio portrait of Driver (Dvr) Frank Nathaniel Woods, Naval Bridging Train, of Waverley, NSW. A storeman, Dvr Woods enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy and died of carcinoma of the stomach at Base Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria on 24 June 1916. Born in England, he came to Australia at the age of 20. One of seven boys in his family, six served in the First World War. Two served in the AIF, three served in minesweepers in England and the sixth brother served in submarines. The seventh brother was medically unfit for military service. This portrait is one of a number displayed on a photo montage Honour Board made for the department store Anthony Hordern and Sons Ltd, Sydney by the returned soldier and sailor employees of the company. It commemorated 46 of the company's 48 employees who died as a result of their service in the First World War.