Studio portrait of 5974 Private (Pte) Ray Joseph de Groot, 22nd Battalion, of Kyneton, Vic. A ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P07133.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1 October 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 5974 Private (Pte) Ray Joseph de Groot, 22nd Battalion, of Kyneton, Vic. A farmer before enlisting on 2 July 1915, Pte de Groot embarked from Melbourne on HMAT Nestor on 2 October 1916 with the 16th Reinforcements. He was killed in action on 4 October 1918 near St Quentin, at the age of 21.