Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DA08917
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Darge Photographic Company
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows
Date made 12 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 65 Private (Pte) George Albert Newbound, 22nd Battalion, of Burnley, Vic. Pte Newbound enlisted on 9 February 1915 and embarked aboard HMAT Ulysses on 8 May 1915. On 1 October 1915 Pte Newbound died of injuries at Shrapnel Gully on the Gallipoli Peninsula. After an inquiry into his death, the Board found that he died as a result of self inflicted wounds and a verdict of suicide was recorded. His brother, 7558 Pte Ernest Newbound, 24th Battalion, enlisted on 2 July 1917 and was killed in action on 19 May 1918 in France.

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