Studio portrait of 2388 Private (Pte) Cyril Henry Schwab, 22nd Battalion, of Camberwell, Vic. A ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P07185.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Braithwaite, E A
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Camberwell
Date made 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 2388 Private (Pte) Cyril Henry Schwab, 22nd Battalion, of Camberwell, Vic. A file-cleaner and potter prior to enlisting on 9 July 1915, Pte Schwab embarked from Melbourne on the RMS Osterley with the 5th Reinforcements on 29 September 1915. On 9 August 1916 he died of wounds sustained at Pozieres, at the age of 19.