|Date made||c 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Studio portrait of 3411 Sergeant (Sgt) Glen Selby Harold Manuel, 11th Reinforcements, 1st ...
Studio portrait of 3411 Sergeant (Sgt) Glen Selby Harold Manuel, 11th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, of Tamworth, NSW. Pte Manuel enlisted on 5 July 1915 and embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Themistocles on 5 October 1915. He later served with the 53rd Battalion and died of wounds received at Villers-Bretonneux on 15 April 1918, aged 21 years. He is buried at France 424 Crucifix Corner Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux. France. This lantern slide is one of a series of images of soldiers from the district who enlisted and served overseas. The slides were probably displayed at the Tamworth Cinema between features. Some of the slides have been annotated with information about the person pictured.