Studio portrait of 3115 Private Valentine O'Shannessy 26th (later 48th) Battalion of Clermont, Qld. Brother of J T O'Shannessy, Collarenabri, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from ...

Accession Number P05301.192
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 3115 Private Valentine O'Shannessy 26th (later 48th) Battalion of Clermont, Qld. Brother of J T O'Shannessy, Collarenabri, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1915
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 3115 Private Valentine O'Shannessy 26th (later 48th) Battalion of Clermont, Qld. Brother of J T O'Shannessy, Collarenabri, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Brisbane aboard HMAT Itonus (A50) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action on 6 August 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 27. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, France.