Historical information

The three soldier are all brothers and are listed on the Honour Roll at the Soldiers Memorial Institute Pall Mall Bendigo.
.1) William Street No 115 enlisted in the 38th Bn Machine Gun section on 1.3.1916 age 23 years 11 months, embark for England 20..1916, Hospital at sea with Measles, embark for France 22.11.1916, Hospital with Mumps 23.11. 1916, rejoin unit 2.1.1917, Hospital with Scabies 1.2.1917, rejoin unit 16.2 1917,promoted Cpl 25.8.1917, WIA 12.10.1917 Belgium, Head and left side, DOW,s 26.10.1917.

.2) Henry Street No 2395 enlisted in the 4th Reinforcements 38th Bn on 14.3.1916 age 36 years 7 months, embark for England 20.6.1916, embark for France 5.4.1917, Hospital with Scabies 11.5.1917, rejoin unit 24.5.1917, WIA 13.7.1917 GSW Left elbow, rejoin unit 20.11.1917, discharged from the AIF 22.2.1919.

.3) Herbert Street No 2761 enlisted 16.3.1916 in 4th Reinforcements 38th Bn age 20 years 10 months, discharged Medically unfit with Pluerisy not due to misconduct on 14.12.1916. His records also state that he was in the 5th Reo’s 60th Bn but given his No is 2 days after his brother Henry’s but sounds like 38th. NAA has him also No 45674.

Physical description

.1) portrait of a soldier in uniform with peak cap, arms behind his back holding a pace stick.Studio photo.
.2) Portrait of a soldier in uniform with peak cap, hands behind back. Studio photo.
.3) Portait of a soldier in uniform with peak cap, hands behind back, is wearing basic webbing. Studio photo.