Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DA09041
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Darge Photographic Company
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows
Date made c 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 Lieutenant (later Captain) Herbert Franklin Curnow, 22nd Battalion, of South Melbourne, Vic (originally of Bendigo, Vic). Prior to enlistment he was a Records Clerk in the Department of Defence. Captain Curnow embarked with the 22nd Battalion on board HMAT Ulysses on 10 May 1915. He was killed in action on 5 August 1916 at Pozieres, France.