|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Pre-war studio portrait of 23 Private William Rudd, 2nd Field Ambulance from Windsor, Victoria. A ...
Pre-war studio portrait of 23 Private William Rudd, 2nd Field Ambulance from Windsor, Victoria. A 28 year old ironworker prior to enlisting on 18 August 1914, he embarked for overseas as a Corporal Cook from Melbourne on 19 October 1914 aboard HMAT Wiltshire. On arrival in Egypt, he reverted to the rank of Private and later deployed to Gallipoli. He was killed in action on 20 May 1915 and is buried in Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.