Studio portrait of 3537 Private Alexander Hugh Hastings, 2nd Battalion, of Newcastle, NSW. A ...

Unit 2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Pozieres
Accession Number P05301.091
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Sydney Mail
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made c 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 3537 Private Alexander Hugh Hastings, 2nd Battalion, of Newcastle, NSW. A civil servant with the State Fisheries Department prior to enlisting on 5 August 1915, he embarked from Sydney, NSW, aboard HMAT Berrima on 12 December 1915. He was killed in action on 22 July 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 23.