Studio portrait of 1972 Private (Pte) David John Tait, A Company, 3rd Reinforcements, 22nd ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number H06680
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made c August 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Studio portrait of 1972 Private (Pte) David John Tait, A Company, 3rd Reinforcements, 22nd Battalion, of Ballarat, Vic. Pte Tait enlisted on 8 June 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Anchises on 26 August 1915. He was killed in action on 5 August 1916 in Pozieres, France. Prior to his enlistment he served with the 71st City of Ballarat Regiment, including six months as a guard at the Cordite Factory for the regiment.

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