|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Australia: Tasmania, Launceston|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 854 Private (Pte) David Royden Seymour Howell, D Company, 40th Battalion, of ...
Studio portrait of 854 Private (Pte) David Royden Seymour Howell, D Company, 40th Battalion, of Launceston, Tas. Formerly a labourer and a baker's assistant, Pte Howell enlisted on 15 March 1916, and he embarked from Hobart, Tas, on 1 July 1916 aboard HMAT Berrima (A35). He served on the Western Front and was killed in action at Villers Bretonneux on 22 April 1918, aged 25.