Studio portrait of 3892 Private (Pte) Arthur Robinson Eastburn 16th Battalion. A labourer from ...

Unit 16th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number H06559
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Description

Studio portrait of 3892 Private (Pte) Arthur Robinson Eastburn 16th Battalion. A labourer from South Fremantle, WA prior to enlistment, Pte Eastburn embarked with the 12th Reinforcements from Fremantle on HMAT Ajana on 22 December 1915. On 29 August 1918 he was awarded the Military Medal for his very excellent work and gallantry on 5th April 1918. On 24 June 1918 he was killed in action near Hamel, France and was buried in the Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension.