Studio portrait of 129 Private (later Sergeant) Harold David Collins, 21st Battalion, of ...

Unit 21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.239
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made c 1914
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 129 Private (later Sergeant) Harold David Collins, 21st Battalion, of Bairnsdale, Vic. Son of David and Caroline Collins. A metallurgist prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ulysses (A38) on 10 May 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France, on 1 August 1916, aged 22. He is buried in the Serre Road Cemetery No 2 Entry near Beaumont, Hamel, France.