|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Studio portrait of 2654 Private William Heard, 45th Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A woodmachinist ...
Studio portrait of 2654 Private William Heard, 45th Battalion of Auburn, NSW. A woodmachinist prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 7 October 1916. He was killed in action on the flat near Messines Ridge, Belgium on 7 June 1917, aged 21. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.