Studio portrait of 1727 Gunner Walter Carmody, 11th Field Artillery Brigade from Kyogle, NSW. A ...

Unit 41st Australian Field Artillery Battery
Accession Number H05458
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Studio portrait of 1727 Gunner Walter Carmody, 11th Field Artillery Brigade from Kyogle, NSW. A 21 year old labourer prior to enlisting on 27 January 1915, he embarked for overseas with the 4th Reinforcements of the 15th Battalion from Brisbane on 8 April 1915 aboard HMAT Star of England. He was wounded in action at Gallipoli and recovered to see active service in Egypt and then on the Western Front. Gunner Carmody was killed in action at Spoil Bank near Ypres, Belgium on 22 July 1917 and is buried in the Bus House Cemetery, Voormezeele, Belgium.