|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Date made||c 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 40 Sergeant (Sgt) Oswald Urbin Tardent, A Squadron, 14th Light Horse Regiment, ...
Studio portrait of 40 Sergeant (Sgt) Oswald Urbin Tardent, A Squadron, 14th Light Horse Regiment, of Roma, Qld. A labourer prior to enlisting on 26 July 1915, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Beltana on 13 May 1916. Sgt Tardent was transferred to the 25th Battalion and was wounded at Morlancourt, France, and died on 14 June 1918, aged 24 years. Three other members of his family also served with the AIF. They were: Lieutenant Jules Louis Tardent, 42nd Battalion, who was awarded the Croix de Guerre; 7359 Lance Corporal Emile Augusta Tardent, 42nd Battalion, who was awarded the Military Medal (MM), and 729 Private Edward Felix Tardent, 42nd Battalion, who was killed in action on 31 July 1917, in Belgium.