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P10550.671

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright,

ID number P10550.671
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original postcard negative
Photographer Thuillier, Louis
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c 1918
Copyright holder Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd

Description

Original grave marker for 3160 Private (Pte) Cyril Justin Joseph Gleeson, 57th Battalion. A farmer from Ceres, Vic, Pte Gleeson embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Medic (A7) on 16 December 1916. He died of wounds on 3 May 1918 and was buried in the Vignacourt cemetery. He was 20 years of age.

From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.