|Object type||Black & white, Portrait|
|Physical description||Black & white, Portrait|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) John William Pidcock MC, 42nd Battery, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, ...
Portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) John William Pidcock MC, 42nd Battery, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, of Newcastle, NSW. Lt Pidcock enlisted on 1 September 1914 in C Section of the 1st Field Ambulance as a private, and was later commissioned to the Field Artillery Brigade in 1916. He was awarded the Military Cross on 5 April 1918 for "conspicious gallantry during the attack on the 5th April 1918 against our positions opposite Dernacourt and Albert" , and later died of wounds he received in that action. (Donor J. Pidcock)