Studio portrait of Australian Prisoner of War (POW) 4837 Private (Pte) Frederick Henry Luland, ...

Accession Number P03236.032
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made c January 1918
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 Australian Prisoner of War (POW) 4837 Private (Pte) Frederick Henry Luland, 53rd Battalion, from Botany N.S.W. at Muster III POW camp, Germany. Pte Luland enlisted on 16 September 1915 and embarked for overseas on 8 March 1916 aboard HMAT Star of England. He was captured at Fleurbaix, France sometime before August 1916. He was interned at POW camps in Germany before embarking to return to Australia on 5 March 1919. He subsequently served in the Second World War from January 1942 until September 1944. One of a series of over 400 photographs sent by Australian POWs in German camps to Miss M. E. Chomley, Secretary, Prisoners Department, Australian-British Red Cross Society, London. Original album housed in AWM Research Centre at RC00864, Album image number 45.

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