Studio portrait of 4023 Private Richard Joseph Donovan, 3rd Battalion, of Redfern, NSW. Husband of Elsie May Donovan. A grocer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Medic (A7) ...

Accession Number P05301.246
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 4023 Private Richard Joseph Donovan, 3rd Battalion, of Redfern, NSW. Husband of Elsie May Donovan. A grocer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Medic (A7) ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1915
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 4023 Private Richard Joseph Donovan, 3rd Battalion, of Redfern, NSW. Husband of Elsie May Donovan. A grocer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Medic (A7) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action on 18 August 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 43. He is buried in the Sunken Road Cemetery, Contalmaison, east-north-east of Albert, France.