Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DA13043
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 15 December 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait probably of 4239 Private (Pte) Charles McLean, 5th Battalion, of Bangerang, Vic. Pte McLean enlisted on 27 July 1915 and embarked aboard HMAT Demosthenes on 29 December 1915. On 25 July 1916 he was killed in action at Pozieres in France. He is commemorated at the Villers Bretonneux Memorial. His brother 4238 Pte Alexander McLean, also of the 5th Battalion, was also killed at Pozieres on the same day.

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