Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original postcard negative|
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt|
|Description||Portrait of two Australian soldiers of the 12th Field Company Engineers. Identified, standing right, is 5439 Sapper Charles Edward Haworth. A wheelwright from North Carlton, Victoria, Haworth enlisted in September 1915 and embarked with the 5th Field Company Engineers. He was transferred to the 12th Field Company Engineers in May 1916. Sapper Haworth's unit was based at Vignacourt for several weeks in the winter of 1916-17 while undertaking a number of different engineering projects in the surrounding area. He returned to Australia in May 1919. (See also P10550.226 and P10550.396)|
From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.