|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 2199 Private Hugh Owen, 20th Battalion of Lidcombe, NSW. A blacksmith prior ...
Studio portrait of 2199 Private Hugh Owen, 20th Battalion of Lidcombe, NSW. A blacksmith prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Argyllshire (A8) on 30 September 1915. He was wounded in action on 23 September 1917 at Menin Road, Belgium, and died of his wounds at the 2nd Canadian General Hospital, Le Treport, France on 24 September 1917, aged 23. He is buried in the Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France