Studio portrait of 3125 Private (later Lance-Corporal) Robert Sydney Turnbull 9th (later 49th) ...

Units
Accession Number P05301.179
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
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 3125 Private (later Lance-Corporal) Robert Sydney Turnbull 9th (later 49th) Battalion of South Brisbane, Qld. Son of Hugh and Margaret Turnbull. A bottler prior to enlisting, he embarked from Brisbane aboard HMAT Warilda (A69) on 5 October 1915. He was killed in action on 4 September 1916 near Pozieres, France, aged 26. He is buried in Serre Road Cemetery No 2, France.