Pre enlistiment studio portrait of 1677 Private (Pte) Charles Edwin Joseph Clues, 11th Battalion, ...

Unit 11th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08138.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1910
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Pre enlistiment studio portrait of 1677 Private (Pte) Charles Edwin Joseph Clues, 11th Battalion, of Sale, Vic. He was a farm labourer and horse trainer prior to enlisting in February 1915. Pte Clues embarked from Fremantle WA with the 3rd Reinforcement on board HMAT Itonus(A50) on 22 February 1915. He arrived at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, in May 1915 and was killed in action on 12 July 1915. He was 33 years of age. Pte Edwin Clues was cousin to 652 Pte Hubert Clues also of Sale, Vic. 652 Pte Clues was killed in action at Bullecourt, France on 11 April 1917.