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 ...

Collection ID P05501.002
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Queensland
Date made 22 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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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