Melbourne, Vic, c. 1915-01. Portrait of 424 Trooper (Tpr) Ernest Stanley Impey, 9th Light Horse ...

Unit 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Accession Number P01785.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Mendelssohn, F B & Company
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Melbourne, Vic, c. 1915-01. Portrait of 424 Trooper (Tpr) Ernest Stanley Impey, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF, wearing full uniform and kit, mounted on his horse. Tpr Impey fought at Gallipoli, in the Middle East and in France, before being invalided out with the rank of Corporal in 1916-01. He returned to serve in France during 1917 and 1918 as a gunner with the 1st Divisional Ammunition Column. He returned to Australia and was discharged in 1919. Ernest Impey died in 1978 at the age of 87. (Donor M. Cooke)