Historical information

Items in the collection relating to Lt Col Jack Swatton Regt No 4905, refer Cat No 6719.2P for his extensive service records and RSL.

Physical description

1. B & W portrait of an Aust WW1 soldier with slouch hat. He is smiling.
2. B & W photo of 2 Aust soldiers in work clothes. Brick pier and iron gate behind them.
3. B & W photo of 2 Aust soldiers in work clothes. Photo of poorer quality.
4. B & W photo of 2 Aust soldiers casually dressed. A brick building and wooden door is behind them. One soldier is not wearing puttees.
5. Group portrait of 21 soldiers including one officer. They have musical instruments.
6. Snow covered cemetery photo. The wooden grave marker just to the right of centre is that of No. 2813 Pte Handley James Albert. He was KIA 18 July 1918.
7. Portrait of soldier looks like between wars or during WW2. Different shaped photo.

Inscriptions & markings

1-6 Nil.
7. has '25' on back.