Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DA08780
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Darge Photographic Company
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows
Date made 20 May 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Studio portrait of 1024 Private (Pte) John Moffat, 31st Battalion, of East Melbourne, Vic, originally of Glasgow, Scotland. Pte Moffat enlisted on 19 January 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard either HMAT Bakara on 5 November 1915 or HMAT Wandilla on 9 November 1915. He later served as a corporal and was killed in action on 18 January 1917, near Bapaume, France. His two brothers, Robert and William, also enlisted, with William also killed in action.

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