Historical information

Percival Rueben Carne No 775 enlisted in the 7th Batt AIF on 18.4.18 age 28 years 6 months. Embark for Eygpt 19.10.14, embark for Gallipoli 5.4.15, promoted to L/Cpl 30.4.15, promoted to Sgt 14.5.15, hospital 16.7.15 with Shock and Ear trouble. Embark for France 26.3.16, WIA 23/26.7.16 GSW to right arm, Appointed 2nd Lieut 15.5.15, hospital 27.1.19 with Influenza, embark for Australia 9.8.19, appointment in the AIF terminated 7.12.19.
He served in the peace time army for many years after the War.

Physical description

.1 Kodak No 3 Special camera. Front has small copper badge.
.2 Brown leather case with strap and metal clasp.

Inscriptions & markings

.1 On copper badge "F Honeychurch Bendigo".
.2 Stamped on case lid "PR Carne 775 D Coy 7 Btn AIF". Inside of case has handwritten exposure instructions and "Weldon 5 Spring Gully Rd Bendigo".