Talma Studios [Melbourne]
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
|Date made||c 1899|
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant George Albert Eddy, of Castlemaine, Vic. He served as a Major ...
Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant George Albert Eddy, of Castlemaine, Vic. He served as a Major and Second in Command of the 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles during the Boer War. As a Major, Eddy was killed in action on 12 February 1900, whilst bringing his men forward to cover the retreat of the 2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment at Rensburg. He was killed in the same action as Lieutenant James Roberts and Corporal Alex Ross.