|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: Queensland|
|Date made||c 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 1391 Bombardier (Bdr) Robert Edward Birt, 5th Light Horse Regiment (later 11th ...
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.