|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 2414 Private Robert Bertie Sharples, 22nd Battalion from Melbourne, Victoria. ...
Studio portrait of 2414 Private Robert Bertie Sharples, 22nd Battalion from Melbourne, Victoria. A 27 year old labourer prior to enlisting on 16 July 1915, he embarked for overseas with the 5th Reinforcements from Melbourne on 29 September 1915 aboard RMS Osterley. While serving on the Western Front he was wounded on two separate occasions but recovered to continue serving and arrived back in Australia on 22 May 1919.