Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DA10582
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 2112 Corporal (Cpl) William Nicholas Ruddick, 4th Reinforcements, 22nd Battalion, of Eaglehawk, Vic. Pte Ruddick enlisted on 2 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Hororata on 27 September 1915. He was killed in action on 5 August 1916 at Pozieres, France. Two of his cousins were also killed in action; 2251 Pte Gilbert Martin, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, of St Arnaud, Vic, was killed in action on 4 July 1918; and 3572 Pte William Joseph Sampson Martin, 51st Battalion, of Boulder, WA, was killed in action on 6 July 1916 in France. See also DA10872.

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