A02641

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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ID number A02641
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown (Photographer)

Description

Studio portrait of Private William Jackson VC of the 17th Battalion. Private Jackson was awarded the Victoria Cross for his action in rescuing wounded comrades under heavy shellfire following a raid on German lines near Armentieres, France on 25 June 1916. Private Jackson was himself seriously wounded in the attempt.