Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DA10598
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 September 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 2003 Private (Pte) Ralph James Mortimer, 9th Reinforcements, 8th Light Horse Regiment, of Tanjil, Vic. Pte Mortimer enlisted on 8 December 1914 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Hororata on 27 September 1915. He as transferred to the 4th Division, Heavy & Medium Trench Mortar Battery on 23 May 1916. Pte Mortimer was reported as missing in action on 3 May 1917 fighting at Bullecourt. He has no known grave and is memorialised at Villers-Bretonneux, France.

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