Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original postcard negative|
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt|
|Date made||5 January 1918|
|Description||Temporary Captain (TCapt) Harry Hartley walks down the steps of the Church of Saint-Firmin, Vignacourt, with his new bride Simone Marie Pecourt, a local Vignacourt woman. A captain with the 2nd Australian Motor Transport Company, 1st Australian Divisional Supply Column, Capt Hartley met Simone while he was stationed in the town. After the war they lived in Amiens, where they set up a tyre business. They had two children and stayed in Amiens until the German occupation of France in 1940. Hartley was killed during the evacuations. Hartley embarked with the service number 1973 with the |
From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.