Studio portrait of 4523 Private (Pte) Marcus Dill Reid, 14th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, orf ...

Accession Number P04678.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Date made c October 1915
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 4523 Private (Pte) Marcus Dill Reid, 14th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, orf Bankstown, NSW. A clerk prior to enlistment on 10 September 1915, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Osterley on 15 November 1915. Pte Reid later transferred to the 13th Battalion and was killed in action on 13 July 1917, aged 21 years. His brother, 308 Corporal John Dill Reid, also served with the 13th Battalion AIF; he was killed in action on the Gallipoli Peninsula, 26 April 1915, aged 21 years.