Pre-war studio portrait of 3119 Private (Pte) Jack Bowden Pryor, 33rd Battalion. A plasterer from ...

Accession Number P11384.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Date made c 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

Pre-war studio portrait of 3119 Private (Pte) Jack Bowden Pryor, 33rd Battalion. A plasterer from West Maitland, NSW prior to enlistment, Pte Pryor embarked with the 7th Reinforcements from Sydney on HMAT Anchises on 24 January 1917. On16 October 1917, aged 27, he was killed in action at Passchendaele Ridge, Belgium and was buried West of Cavalry Farm near Ypres. Following the Armistice, he remains were exhumed and re-interred in the Ypres Town Cemetery Extension, Menin Gate, Belgium.