Portrait of 3342 Private (Pte) George Herlihy (alias George Hurley), 7th Battalion, of Hamilton, ...

Unit 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number P08383.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait of 3342 Private (Pte) George Herlihy (alias George Hurley), 7th Battalion, of Hamilton, Victoria. A jockey prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 11th Reinforcements from Melbourne aboard HMAT Nestor on 11 October 1915. While serving in northern France, Pte Herlihy was killed in action on 11 April 1918, aged 23. He was buried at St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.