Historical information

This is possibly John James Barnes born Marong, No 487 enlisted on 8.9.1914 in 8th L.H Machine Gun section

Physical description

Sepia tone photo showing a soldier with slouch hat, bandolier over shoulder and bayonet on belt standing in a studio setting of a tree and shrubs, photo is set on a cream coloured ornate card. The photographers details are across the bottom in gold lettering. There are a number of inscriptions on the rear

Inscriptions & markings

On rear in black pen, “Mr J.J.Barnes Marong”, in blue pen, “To aunt, uncle and cousins with love from Barney, (dates unclear) 1914”