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Photograph and Postcard : WW1 Soldier Arthur Ronald Holloway

From the Collection of Chiltern Athenaeum Trust 57 Conness Street Chiltern Victoria

Description
Gray and white sepia photograph of WW1 soldier Arthur Holloway with a postcard on the reverse from Arthur Holloway, the left hand side of the postcard states - Yeoman's Crown Studios, 240 Bourke Street Melbourne Next to Hoyt's. The top of the card has large capitol letters stating Post Card with a centre line in the middle of the card.
Size
160 mm x 110 mm
Object Registration
643
Keywords
ww1 soldier sgt arthur ronald holloway, arthur ronald holloway chiltern valley, ww1 1914-1919
Historical information
Photograph and postcard associated with WW1 soldier SGT. Arthur Ronald Holloway, a farm labourer from Rutherlgen Victoria. Arthur was the son of William Henry Holloway and Edith Urquart, both Rutherglen residents. Arthur resided in the Chiltern Valley prior to WW1. He joined on 23/7/1915 and served with 9 Battalion, 12/16th Rifle Company, and 6 Battalion. He was wounded in action with a gun shot wound in 1918 and then repatriated back to Australia. His service number was 3880. Arthur died in Ballarat in 1962.
When Made
1915-1920
Significance
Associated with WW1 soldier SGT Arthur Ronald Holloway Chiltern Valley resident.
Inscriptions & Markings
The left side of the postcard states - Yeoman's Crown Studios, 240 Bourke Street Melbourne Next to Hoyt's. The top of the card has large capitol letters stating Post Card with a centre line in the middle of the card. Writing on the card states: To my dear Vera just a few lines hoping it finds you all well we are going to sail on Tuesday I don't think you will like this photo but give it a smile for the givers sake I remain your sincere friend Arthur H.
Last updated
17 Jul 2019 at 1:37PM