|Unit||27th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Object type||Black & white - Digital print|
|Place made||Australia: South Australia, Adelaide|
|Date made||c 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 836 Private (Pte) Alfred Ernest (Ernie) Hughes, D Company, 27th Battalion, of ...
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.