Studio portrait of 5058 Private Walter Mills, 22nd Battalion, of Winton, Vic. A labourer in ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P06781.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made 1916
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 5058 Private Walter Mills, 22nd Battalion, of Winton, Vic. A labourer in Violet Town, Vic., prior to enlisting on 3 February 1916, he embarked with the 13th Reinforcements from Melbourne on HMAT Ayrshire on 3 July 1916. He was killed on 2 June 1917 in France, at the age of 19, having been injured by the premature explosion of a bomb from the muzzle of a Stokes mortar.

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