Studio portrait of 2919 Private (Pte) Alfred John Henry (Alf) Lovett, of Hamilton, Vic, an ...

Accession Number P01651.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 2919 Private (Pte) Alfred John Henry (Alf) Lovett, of Hamilton, Vic, an Aboriginal serviceman, with his wife Sarah and two sons. A rifle is propped up against Mrs Lovett's leg. Pte Lovett, a member of the 6th Reinforcements of the 26th Battalion, embarked from Melbourne on 27 October 1915 aboard HMAT Ulysess. He later transferred to the 12th Battalion and returned to Australia on 10 March 1918.