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Lieutenant A L Bobby, Machine Gun Corps and the Middlesex Regiment, 1917 (c)

Oil on canvas by Charles E Butler, 1918.

This portrait of Bobby was painted posthumously from a photograph. He was killed in action on 20 November 1917 whilst serving with the 16th (Service) Battalion (Public Schools), The Duke of Cambridge's (Middlesex) Regiment. The latter unit was a New Army formation established in London on 1 September 1914 by Lieutenant-Colonel J J Mackay. In November 1917 it was serving with 86th Brigade of 29th Division.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1994-01-1-8-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1994-01-1-8-1