Memorial in the shape of a wooden cross commemorating D Company 3rd Infantry Battalion, AIF ...

Accession Number P09990.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Australian Graves Services
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area
Date made c 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Memorial in the shape of a wooden cross commemorating D Company 3rd Infantry Battalion, AIF members who died at the battle of Pozieres, France between 21 and 26 July 1916. Names recorded on the memorial are: 539 Company Sergeant Major (CSM) Harry Fenton Manning Stead (killed in action (KIA) 23 July 1916); 587 Sergeant (Sgt) Robert McDonald (wounded at Pozieres and died of wounds on 3 August 1916); 896 Corporal (Cpl) Thomas Blackburn (KIA 24 July 1916); 929 Sgt Samuel Sawrey Garrard (KIA 23 July 1916); 979 Cpl James Charles Traynor (KIA 24 July 1916); 556 Sgt William Henry Spicer (KIA 23 July 1916); 1853 Cpl George Eric Wright (KIA 24 July 1916); 2731 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) David Silvester Ravolaine (KIA 24 July 1916); 2619 Private (Pte) Robert Edward James Duffin (KIA 24 July 1916); 3960 Pte Alfred John William Clark (KIA 24 July 1916); 2675 Pte Henry Charles Harding (KIA 24 July 1916); 558 Pte Archibald Douglas Hamilton (KIA 24 July 1916); 2622 Pte Edward Jenkins (KIA 22 July 1916); 2701A Pte Reginald Cole Kenny (KIA 22 July 1916); 2643 Pte Robert Meigan (KIA 24 July 1916); 4068 Pte John Steel (KIA 22 July 1916); 3259 Pte Arthur Lorn Wyborn (KIA 22 July 1916); 1124 Pte Carl FrederickGraff (KIA 22 July 1916) and 3973 Pte Richard Oswald Roberts. Only Sgt McDonald and L Cpl Hamilton have known graves. All others are commemorated on the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, France with others who have no known grave.