|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 1572 Private (later Lieutenant) John Alphonsus Lennon (also known as John ...
Studio portrait of 1572 Private (later Lieutenant) John Alphonsus Lennon (also known as John Lennon), 22nd Battalion of Landsborough, Victoria. A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Berrima (A35) on 28 June 1915. He was promoted Lieutenant on 15 February 1918. On 9 June 1918, aged 27, he was killed in action during activity on the Somme front line, France. He is buried in the Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.