Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DA10658
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 2398 Private (Pte) Thomas Gray Strachan, 5th Reinforcements, 22nd Battalion, of Middle Dale via Corowa, NSW. Pte Strachan enlisted on 6 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Osterley on 29 September 1915. While serving as a lance sergeant he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) on 30 October 1918. He was later promoted to Sergeant (Sgt) and was awarded the Military Medal (MM) on 3 July 1919. Sgt Strachan returned to Australia on 13 July 1919.

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