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ID number P05501.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown (Maker)
Place made Australia: Queensland
Date made c 1915


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.