|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Date made||c 1913|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Informal pre-enlistment portrait of 648 Lance Corporal (L/Cpl) Harold Heathcote Hayes Chambers ...
Informal pre-enlistment portrait of 648 Lance Corporal (L/Cpl) Harold Heathcote Hayes Chambers (centre), 7th Battalion, of Kyneton, Vic, and two men one of whom is called Ray. He was a draper prior to enlisting on 18 August 1914. Promoted to Lance Corporal the very next day, he embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT (A20) Horarata on 19 October 1914. L/Cpl Chambers was wounded in action during the landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915 and died of his wounds on 28 April 1915. He was 21 years of age.