Studio portrait of 4791 Private Oliver James Harmon, 4th Pioneer (later 13th) Battalion of ...

Unit 4th Australian Pioneer Battalion
Accession Number H05549
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 4791 Private Oliver James Harmon, 4th Pioneer (later 13th) Battalion of Granville, NSW. A boiler maker's helper prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Star of England (A 15) on 8 March 1916. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 6 August 1916, aged 31. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.