Studio portrait of 2319 Private Benjamin Stewart, 22nd Battalion from Collingwood, Victoria. A 37 ...

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number H05478
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

Studio portrait of 2319 Private Benjamin Stewart, 22nd Battalion from Collingwood, Victoria. A 37 year old printer prior to enlistment on 12 July 1915, he embarked for overseas with the 4th Reinforcements from Melbourne on 27 September 1915 aboard HMAT Hororata. He died on 9 August 1916 of wounds received near Pozieres, France and is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery, France.