Studio portrait of Captain (Capt) Herbert Spencer Dickinson, 57th Battalion, of Malvern, Vic, ...

Accession Number P03190.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made c 1917
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 Captain (Capt) Herbert Spencer Dickinson, 57th Battalion, of Malvern, Vic, Capt Dickinson enlisted on 17 August 1914 and served at Gallipoli and France. He was killed in action on 25 September 1917 at Polygon Wood, Belgium. Capt Dickinson was born in Childers, Vic, and educated at Wesley College, Melbourne, where he was a member of the rowing team as well as the Victorian State rowing team. Prior to enlistment he worked as an accountant.