|Place||Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Anzac Beaches Area|
|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 721 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest Johnston, 9th Battalion from Blackburn, ...
Studio portrait of 721 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest Johnston, 9th Battalion from Blackburn, Victoria, wearing a militia uniform and sitting at the wheel of an early automobile. A 29 year old carpenter prior to enlisting on 24 August 1914, he embarked for overseas with F Company from Brisbane on 24 September 1914 aboard HMAT Omrah. He was killed in action during the Gallipoli landings on 25 April 1915 and is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey, with others who have no known grave.