Studio portrait of Lieutenant (later Captain) Herbert Franklin Curnow, 22nd Battalion, of South ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number DA09042
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
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

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.