|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) 3539 Private (Pte) Norman Wilkinson, 54th ...
Studio portrait of Australian Prisoner of War (POW) 3539 Private (Pte) Norman Wilkinson, 54th Battalion, from Sydney NSW. Pte Wilkinson enlisted at the age of 18 on 4 August 1915 and embarked for overseas on 2 November 1915 aboard HMAT Euripides. He was captured at Fleurbaix, France on 20 July 1916 and interned at German POW Camp Dulmen and later transferred to a camp at Schneidemuhl. He was repatriated to England on 1 December 1918 and arrived back in Australia on 23 April 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 housed in AWM Research Centre at RC00864, Album image number 162.