Portrait of 1655 Private (Pte) Edward Leonard Carlyon (seated), 13th Light Trench Mortar Battery (LTM Bty), with an unidentified soldier of the 5th Division. A wheat agent from Wilmington, South ...

Collection ID P10550.135
Collection type Photograph
Title Portrait of 1655 Private (Pte) Edward Leonard Carlyon (seated), 13th Light Trench Mortar Battery (LTM Bty), with an unidentified soldier of the 5th Division. A wheat agent from Wilmington, South ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Thuillier, Louis
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c November 1916
Copyright AWM Licensed copyright

Portrait of 1655 Private (Pte) Edward Leonard Carlyon (seated), 13th Light Trench Mortar Battery (LTM Bty), with an unidentified soldier of the 5th Division. A wheat agent from Wilmington, South Australia, Pte Carlyon enlisted in March 1916 and embarked with the 50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements, aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 11 April 1916. Shortly after arriving in France, he was transferred to the 13th LTM Bty. Pte Carlyon returned to Australia on 12 May 1919.

From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.

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