P05097.002

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

ID number P05097.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Photographer Unknown
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Corbie Albert Area, Corbie
Date made 1917

Description

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 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.