|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Date made||July 1916 - November 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of Australian Prisoner of War (POW) 3188 Private (Pte) Herbert Sampson Tharme, ...
Studio portrait of Australian Prisoner of War (POW) 3188 Private (Pte) Herbert Sampson Tharme, 55th Battalion, from Leichhardt, NSW. Pte Tharme enlisted on 12 August 1915 and embarked for overseas on 20 December 1915 aboard HMAT Suevic. He was captured at Fleurbaix, France on 20 July 1916 and held as a POW initially at Dulmen and then at Schneidemuhl. He was repatriated to London in December 1918. He was married in England on 4 September 1919 and arrived back in Australia on 10 December 1920. 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 123.