Studio portrait of 1685 Private (Pte) Ernest Henry Gregor, 50th Battalion. A farm hand from ...

Unit 50th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P09291.275
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital print
Maker Unknown
Date made c March 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 1685 Private (Pte) Ernest Henry Gregor, 50th Battalion. A farm hand from Quorn, South Australia, prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 2nd Reinforcements from Adelaide on 11 April 1916 aboard HMAT Aeneas for Suez. The 50th Battalion relocated to the Western Front, France, in early June 1916. Pte Gregor was reported missing in action on 16 August 1916 during the Battle of Pozieres and was subsequently confirmed as being killed in action on that date and is buried in the Ovillers Military Cemetery, France. He was aged 19 years.