|Object type||Colour - Reverse painted glass - frame|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Reverse painted glass framed portrait of Wallace Benjamin Giffin
Reverse painted glass framed studio portrait of 2165 Private Wallace Benjamin (Wal) Giffin, 53rd Battalion. A labourer of Parkes, NSW, he enlisted on 2 March 1916 and sailed with the 4th Reinforcements aboard HMAT Vestalia on 11 July 1916. He was killed in action at Peronne on 1 September 1918, aged 21, and is buried at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France.