Studio portrait of Australian Prisoner of War (POW) 3219 Private (Pte) Raymond Edward Stevens, ...

Accession Number P03236.056
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made c January 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 Australian Prisoner of War (POW) 3219 Private (Pte) Raymond Edward Stevens, 54th Battalion, from Bega, NSW. Pte Stevens enlisted at the age of 21 on 2 August 1915 and embarked for overseas on 20 November 1915 aboard HMAT Suevic. He was captured at Fleurbaix, France on 20 July 1916 and held as a POW until he was repatriated to England on 14 February 1918. Pte Stevens arrived back in Australia on 4 March 1919. 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 album housed in AWM Research Centre at RC00864, Album image number 76.

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