Studio portrait of 4429 Private (Pte) Arthur Beaven, 1st Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A telephone mechanic prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916. Pte ...

Accession Number P08624.009
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 4429 Private (Pte) Arthur Beaven, 1st Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A telephone mechanic prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916. Pte ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Date made 1920
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 4429 Private (Pte) Arthur Beaven, 1st Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A telephone mechanic prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916. Pte Beaven died, aged 22, on 27th July 1916 in the No 44 Casualty Clearing Station, France of wounds received in action on 25th July 1916, during the Pozieres campaign. He is buried in the Puchevillers British Cemetery, France.