Studio portrait of 1261 Private George William Smith, 18th Battalion of Sefton Park via Lidcombe, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 25 June ...

Accession Number P08624.208
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 1261 Private George William Smith, 18th Battalion of Sefton Park via Lidcombe, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 25 June ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Date made 1920
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 1261 Private George William Smith, 18th Battalion of Sefton Park via Lidcombe, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 25 June 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 4 August 1916, aged 41. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.