Studio portrait of 2945 Private James Taylor McKnight, 55th Battalion (later 2nd Company Australian Machine Gun Corps), of Young, NSW. A bank clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney ...

Accession Number P05413.057
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 2945 Private James Taylor McKnight, 55th Battalion (later 2nd Company Australian Machine Gun Corps), of Young, NSW. A bank clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Date made 1916
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 2945 Private James Taylor McKnight, 55th Battalion (later 2nd Company Australian Machine Gun Corps), of Young, NSW. A bank clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ascanius (A11) on 25 October 1916. On 9 April 1918, he was killed in action near Amiens, France, aged 20. He is buried in the Boves West Communal Cemetery Extension, France.