Informal portrait of Major Henry Bachtold DSO MM, 5th Divisional Engineers, of Drummoyne, NSW, on horseback. An engineering draftsman prior to enlistment on 23 September 1914, Bachtold embarked ...
ID numberP05097.002
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print other than silver gelatin
MakerUnknown
Place madeFrance: Picardie, Somme, Corbie Albert Area, Corbie
Date made1917
DescriptionInformal portrait of Major Henry Bachtold DSO MM, 5th Divisional Engineers, of Drummoyne, NSW, on horseback. An engineering draftsman prior to enlistment on 23 September 1914, Bachtold embarked from Melbourne, Vic, aboard HMAT Berrima on 22 December 1914, as a second lieutenant with the 1st Reinforcements, 1st Field Company Engineers. He later served as a lieutenant colonel and returned to Australia on 21 May 1919.