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From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria

B&W portraits of the Hindley brothers in uniform. All items have dark green wooden frames.
.1) John Hindley, full length standing, hands behind back with flowers and stairs in background.
.2) Francis Hindley, full length standing with dog.
.3) Harold Hindley, head and shoulders, photo is oval shaped.
all items 18.8 X 13.2 cm
Object Registration
photography-photographs, military history
Historical information
John James Hindley No 2747 enlisted in the AIF on 2.7.1915 age 26 years 9 months. Embarked for Egypt 15.9.1915 then joined unit on Gallipoli 13.11.1915, hospital 14.12.1915 with Influenza, rejoin unit 22.12.1915, transfer to 4th machine Gun Coy 6.4.1916, embark for France 1.6.1916, reported WIA and missing reincourt 11.4.1917, reported POW, died while POW at Dulmen Germany 6.5.1917.
Francis Grant Hindley No 790 enlisted in the AIF on 18.8.1914 age 19 years. Embark for Egypt 19.10.1914, embark for Gallipoli 5.4.1915, WIA 6.7.1915 with shock/concussion and then gets Influenza, rejoin unit 9.1.1916, transfer to 59th Batt 24.2.1916, transfer to 57th Batt 20.3.1916, embark for France 17.6.1916, transfer to 58th Batt 23.7.1916, promoted Sgt 1.4.1917, hospital with Scabies 21.7.1917, rejoin unit 25.7.1917, reverts to ranks 5.8.1917, promoted L/Cpl 15.9.1917, hospital 15.10.1917, with Haemorroids, rejoin unit 22.10 1917, embark for Australia 25.3.1918, discharged medically unfit 21.8.1918.
Harold Hindley No 2570 enlisted in the AIF in 8th reinforcements 5th Batt on 8.7.1915 age 30 years 8 months. Embark for Egypt 15.9.1915, on Gallipoli 7.12.1915, embark for France 25.3.1916, hospital 11.7.1916, with I.C.F Heel, rejoin unit 19.7.1916, WIA 16.8.1916 GSW right thigh severe, shell contusions back and shoulder, from there he moves through various convalescent depots and units until embark for Australia for discharge on 19.10.1918, discharged from the AIF 11.2.1919.
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20 Dec 2018 at 11:16AM