Studio portrait of 938 Private (Pte) Phillip Edgar Williams, 9th Company Machine Gun Corps, of ...

Accession Number P08691.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Date made 1916
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 938 Private (Pte) Phillip Edgar Williams, 9th Company Machine Gun Corps, of Mintaro, SA. A labourer prior to enlistment he embarked with the 2nd Reinforcements on HMAT Ballarat (A70) on 12 August 1916. Pte Williams was killed in action at Passchendaele, Belgium on 4 October 1917, aged 20. He has no known grave and his name is recored on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.