Studio portrait of 4115 Lance Corporal (previously Private) Edgar Charles Holmes, 59th (previously 23rd) Battalion of Majorca, Victoria.  A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from ...
ID numberP05248.062
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Photomechanical print
Place madeAustralia: Victoria
Date made1916
DescriptionStudio portrait of 4115 Lance Corporal (previously Private) Edgar Charles Holmes, 59th (previously 23rd) Battalion of Majorca, Victoria. A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Wiltshire (A18) on 7 March 1916. On 19 July 1916, he was killed in action, near Pozieres, France aged 25. He has no know grave and is remembered with honour in the VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France.