Photos of Wivell

Accession Number P12454.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Riley, Sidney
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made August - September 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Studio portrait of 28910 Acting Corporal (Cpl) Walter Howard Wivell, 7th Field Artillery Brigade. A seaman from Inslington, NSW, Cpl Wivell enlisted in June 1916 and embarked with the Medium Trench Mortar Battery, 2nd Reinforcements, aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 30 September 1916. On arriving in England, he reverted to the rank of Gunner (Gnr) and was later transferred to the 7th Field Artillery Brigade. Gnr Wivell returned to Australia in January 1919.