|Object type||Colour - Digital print|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Studio portrait of 3652 Private (Pte) George James Thomson, 23rd Battalion, of Clifton Hall, Vic. ...
Studio portrait of 3652 Private (Pte) George James Thomson, 23rd Battalion, of Clifton Hall, Vic. A printer prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 23rd Reinforcements from Melbourne, Vic, aboard HMAT Afric (A19) on 5 January 1916. Pte Thomson was taken on strength to the 60th Battalion and then transferred to the 59th Battalion in April 1916. Pte Thomson served in Egypt and the Western Front; he was killed in action on 19th July 1916. Pte Thomson was 21 years of age.