Studio portrait of 4183 Private Edward James Filby, 3rd (later 2nd) Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 30 December ...

Accession Number P08624.043
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 4183 Private Edward James Filby, 3rd (later 2nd) Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 30 December ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Date made 1920
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 4183 Private Edward James Filby, 3rd (later 2nd) Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action on 23 July 1916 near Albert, France, aged 24. He was buried south of Pozieres. Post war his grave was not found and he is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.