Historical information

Arthur Ernie Dower No 1825 enlisted on 4.3.1916 in 2nd reinforcements 38th Bn age 22 years 6 months, embark for England 16.8.1916, disembark 2.10.1916, allotted to Training Bn’s until 13.9.1917 and embark for France, hospital 13.10. 1917 with Debility - Seborrhoea, rejoin unit 9.9.1918, WIA 29.9.1918 GSW shoulder, DOW’s 3.10.1918.

Physical description

Sepia tone postcard photo of a soldier in peak cap, background is plain, on rear are several inscriptions and the Bendigo Photographers stamp.

Inscriptions & markings

On rear in blue pen, “Ernie Dower”, “ he worked with me”, then has in black pen, “ At Jenkins Taylors Eaglehawk”.