Reverse painted glass framed portrait of Wallace Benjamin Giffin

Accession Number P03280
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Reverse painted glass - frame
Maker Unknown
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


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.