Studio portrait of 678A Private (later Lance Corporal) Patrick Leo Kelley, 6th Machine Gun ...

Units
Accession Number P05248.071
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1917
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 678A Private (later Lance Corporal) Patrick Leo Kelley, 6th Machine Gun Company (later 22nd Battalion) of Fernbank, Macarthur, Victoria. A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Suevic (A29) on 21 June 1917. On 4 October 1918, he was killed in action during operations near Beaurevoir, France, aged 22. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy, France.