Historical information

The 8th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army. Initially raised in 1914 for the First Australian Imperial Force during the First World War the battalion was completely recruited from Victoria and formed part of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division. During the war it fought at Gallipoli and in France and Belgium on the Western Front. It was disbanded in 1919, before being re-raised as a Militia battalion in 1921.

Physical description

Rectangular Black and White Photograph mounted on Grey Cardboard

Inscriptions & markings

Front H. WaL?
George Crawford Elcho Farm Lara 1936-1937