Studio portrait of 6060 Private Frank Albert Coleman, 22nd Battalion of Smithfield, NSW. A clerk ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08624.443
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 6060 Private Frank Albert Coleman, 22nd Battalion of Smithfield, NSW. A clerk prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Argyllshire (A8) on 31 October 1916. He was killed in action at Westhoek Ridge, Ypres, Belgium on 18 September 1917, aged 22. He is buried in the Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. His brother, 4993 Pte Eric Arthur Coleman was killed in action on 5 May 1917. See (P09447.001.