P04317.002

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P04317.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Unknown (Maker)
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made c 1914 - 1918

Description

Portrait of 2131 Private (Pte) Andrew Anderson Louden, 1st Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps, mounted on a camel in the desert. Pte Louden, of Ballarat, Vic, was killed in action on 10 April 1918 at Musellabeh, Palestine, aged 23 years. Pte Louden's uncle, Lieutenant D L Thomas, Royal Engineers, was killed in action the previous week on 30 March 1918, during the British retreat from Mont St Quentin to Amiens, France.