Studio portrait of 3459 Private Rowland Leslie James Thwaite, 3rd Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A boilermaker prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Euripides (A14) on 2 ...

Accession Number P08624.118
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 3459 Private Rowland Leslie James Thwaite, 3rd Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A boilermaker prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Euripides (A14) on 2 ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Date made 1920
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 3459 Private Rowland Leslie James Thwaite, 3rd Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A boilermaker prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Euripides (A14) on 2 November 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 22 July 1916, aged 25. Post war his body was not recovered and he is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.