MELBOURNE, VIC. 1900. PORTRAIT OF 1172 PRIVATE WILLIAM THOMAS DARTNALL, AGED 15 YEARS, OF THE 5TH ...

Unit Victorian Military Forces
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Accession Number P00556.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
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MELBOURNE, VIC. 1900. PORTRAIT OF 1172 PRIVATE WILLIAM THOMAS DARTNALL, AGED 15 YEARS, OF THE 5TH VICTORIAN MOUNTED RIFLES CONTINGENT TO THE BOER WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA. HE LATER SERVED IN WORLD WAR ONE AS WILBUR TAYLOR DARTNELL, WAS KILLED IN EAST AFRICA IN 1915 AND WAS POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS. (PHOTOGRAPHER: ROLAND BISHOP AND CO., MELBOURNE)