Informal portrait of Major Henry Bachtold DSO MM, 5th Divisional Engineers, of Drummoyne, NSW, on ...

Accession Number P05097.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Corbie Albert Area, Corbie
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

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.

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