Studio portrait of 3760 Private (Pte) Ernest William Busby, 22nd Battalion, of South Melbourne, ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P07498.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1915 - 1916
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 3760 Private (Pte) Ernest William Busby, 22nd Battalion, of South Melbourne, Vic. Pte Busby, a driver before enlisting on 14 July 1915, embarked from Melbourne on HMAT Warilda on 8 February 1916 with the 9th Reinforcements. He was killed in action at Bullecourt on 3 May 1917, at the age of 28.