Studio portrait of Major James Moffat Reid, 1st Light Horse Regiment. Of Tenterfield, NSW, Major ...

Accession Number P09769.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made 1915
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 Major James Moffat Reid, 1st Light Horse Regiment. Of Tenterfield, NSW, Major Reid embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Star of Victoria (A16) on 20 October 1914. He was killed in action on 7 August 1915, aged 33, whilst leading the attack from Pope's Hill, Gallipoli. He has no known grave and is commemorated in 6 Lone Pine Memorial on Memorial Panel 2. He is wearing the ribbon of the King George V Coronation medal (1911) indicating he was a member of the Coronation Contingent sent from Australia in 1911.