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|Object type||Black & white - Glass original postcard negative|
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt|
|Date made||c 1919|
|Description||Original grave marker of 1723 Private (Pte) Gerald Walshe Howling, 23rd Battalion, in the Vignacourt cemetery. Pte Howling, a draper from Geelong, Vic, embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Demosthenes (A64) on 16 July 1915. He was killed in action on 23 May 1918, aged 30. (See DA09391 for portrait)|
From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.