Outdoor portrait of 633 Trooper (Tpr) Martin Dominick O’Donoghue, 1st Reinforcements, 8th Light ...

Accession Number P04650.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Outdoor portrait of 633 Trooper (Tpr) Martin Dominick O’Donoghue, 1st Reinforcements, 8th Light Horse Regiment, of Kamarooka, Vic, holding a rifle and standing beside a tent in camp, possibly Broadmeadows. Tpr O’Donoghue enlisted on 9 September 1914 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Runic on 25 February 1915. He participated in the famous charge on 8 August at Lone Pine in which all of his friends died. Tpr O’Donoghue was wounded at Gallipoli and died of Septicaemia at 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, on 26 December 1915, aged 20 years.

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