|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 6183 Private Edward John Francis Maguire, 5th Australian Light Trench Mortar ...
Studio portrait of 6183 Private Edward John Francis Maguire, 5th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery of Auburn, NSW. A fitter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ascanius (A11) on 25 October 1916. He was wounded on 9 April 1918 when a shell struck the camp kitchen at Gentelles, France. He died later that day at the 41st Casualty Clearing Station, France, aged 20. He is buried in the Namps-au-Val British Cemetery, France.