Studio portrait of Private James P Woods VC of the 48th Battalion. He was awarded his VC at Le ...

Unit 48th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number A02640
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of Private James P Woods VC of the 48th Battalion. He was awarded his VC at Le Verguier, near St Quentin, on 18 September 1918 after capturing a heavily defended German stingpost and subsequently holding it against strong counter attacks.