Mixed collection related to Lance Sergeant Jacob James Grisinger (2690) ROH

Accession Number P11507.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Moore, Robert P
Place made Australia: Queensland
Date made 17 November 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


"The 5th of the 41st boys off to the Front (Nov 17th 1916)". Members of the 5th Reinforcements, 41st Battalion pass a small number of spectators during their embarkation march to board HMAT Kyarra (A55) at Brisbane. The 41st Battalion was formed at Bell's Paddock Camp in Brisbane in February 1916. This photograph relates to the service of 2690 Private Jacob James Grisinger who embarked with these reinforcements. With the rank of Lance Sergeant he was killed in action in France on 27 August 1918, aged 23.