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H05472

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number H05472
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin

Description

Studio portrait of 237 Gunner Lindsay Mackrell, 5th Machine Gun Battalion from Strathbogie, Victoria. A 25 year old farmer prior to enlistment on 29 February 1916, he embarked for overseas with the 2nd Reinforcements of the 6th Machine Gun Company from Melbourne on 4 May 1916 aboard HMAT Port Lincoln. He was killed in action on 25 September 1917 at Polygon Wood, Belgium and is buried in the New Irish Farm Cemetery, St Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium.