Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DA10164A
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 August 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 1887 Private (Pte) Charles Leslie Bettles, 2nd Reinforcements, 22nd Battalion, of Kew, Vic. Pte Bettles enlisted on 18 June 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Anchises on 26 August 1915. He was killed in action on 29 July 1916 at Pozieres, France. His brother, 2081 Lance Corporal Roy Scott Bettles, 23rd Battalion, was also killed in action on 28 July 1916 in France.

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