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 ...

Collection ID P06528.001
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Date made 22 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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.