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P2903-1/17 Photographic print, black and white, portrait of Geoffrey Hargrave, Lawrence's son, in AIF uniform, 1914-15, copy print made c1977. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of Geoffrey Hargrave in an Australian Imperial Forces uniform

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Photographic print, black & white, portrait of Geoffrey Hargrave, Lawrence's son, in AIF uniform, 1914-15, copy print made c1977

Soon after the outbreak of WWI, Geoffrey enlisted in a mounted unit, but later transferred to the infantry as a machine gunner. At the beginning of 1915 he sailed for Egypt with the 2nd Australian Expeditionary Force (under the nickname 'Stirrups'), but was transferred again to the Dardanelles in the same year. It was here that Geoffrey was killed in action on May …

Summary

Object No.

P2903-1/17

Object Statement

Photographic print, black and white, portrait of Geoffrey Hargrave, Lawrence's son, in AIF uniform, 1914-15, copy print made c1977

Physical Description

Photographic print, black & white, portrait of Geoffrey Hargrave, Lawrence's son, in AIF uniform, 1914-15, copy print made c1977

Soon after the outbreak of WWI, Geoffrey enlisted in a mounted unit, but later transferred to the infantry as a machine gunner. At the beginning of 1915 he sailed for Egypt with the 2nd Australian Expeditionary Force (under the nickname 'Stirrups'), but was transferred again to the Dardanelles in the same year. It was here that Geoffrey was killed in action on May 25, 1915. Lawrence died less than 9 weeks later on 6 July. Geoffrey's mother, Margaret Hargrave, died 11 October 1915.

Marks

Typed caption attached to reverse 'GEOFFREY LEWIS HARGRAVE.(1914-1915).

Production

Made

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of Geoffrey Hargrave in an Australian Imperial Forces uniform 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 January 2022, <https://ma.as/323111>

Wikipedia

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