Studio portrait of 836 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest (Ernie) Hughes, D Company, 27th Battalion, of  Gilberton, SA. Formerly a gardener and a driver, Pte Hughes enlisted on 23 February 1915 and ...
ID numberP06528.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Digital print
MakerUnknown
Place madeAustralia: South Australia, Adelaide
Date madec 1915
DescriptionStudio portrait of 836 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest (Ernie) Hughes, D Company, 27th Battalion, of Gilberton, SA. Formerly a gardener and a driver, Pte Hughes enlisted on 23 February 1915 and embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Geelong (A2) on 31 May 1915. He served on the Western Front and he was killed in action at Pozieres, France, on 4 August 1916, aged 36.