Studio portrait of 836 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest (Ernie) Hughes, D Company, 27th Battalion, of ...

Unit 27th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P06528.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
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 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.