Portrait of 6291 Private (Pte) Alfred Jasper Bennett, farm hand, of Black Rock, Victoria. He ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number H05483
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait of 6291 Private (Pte) Alfred Jasper Bennett, farm hand, of Black Rock, Victoria. He enlisted in the 22nd Battalion on 1 November 1916 and embarked on HMAT Hororata on 23 November 1916 for Plymouth, England before joining the unit in France on 19 May 1917. Pte Bennett was wounded in action at Westhoek Ridge, near Ypres, and died two days later, on 20 September 1917 in the 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, aged 23 years.