Studio portrait of 1391 Bombardier (Bdr) Robert Edward Birt, 5th Light Horse Regiment (later 11th ...

Accession Number P05501.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Queensland
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 1391 Bombardier (Bdr) Robert Edward Birt, 5th Light Horse Regiment (later 11th Brigade, Australian Field Artillery), of Nerang, Qld. A farmer prior to enlisting on 5 May 1915, he embarked from Sydney, NSW, aboard HMAT Mashobra on 4 October 1915. He was killed in action near Voormezeele, Belgium, on 22 July 1917, aged 20.

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