Cardboard-mounted studio portrait of a young man in the uniform of the Australian Light Horse, mounted on a heavy cardboard backing. He is wearing a slouch hat with a feather in one side, and a khaki shirt with epaulets. The soldier in the photograph is apparently Roland Jones (according to the inscription on the back), and appears to be of World War II vintage.

Acquired with a group of photographs taken by American folklorist Dr Dorothy Howard while she was studying children's games and playlore in Australia under a Fulbright research grant,1954-1955. Her photographs and research have become part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection at Museum Victoria - part of the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

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Portrait of a soldier in a slouch hat with ostrich feather and open-necked shirt. It is signed 'Roland'.


Information on Roland Jones was not available on the Australian War Memorial's Web site at October 2009. However, the World War II Nominal Roll web site includes four Roland Jones who served in World War II, two of them in the Army - None are specifically listed as serving the Light Horse.

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