P02599.019

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P02599.019
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Photographer Sidney Riley Studios
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c 1919

Description

Studio portrait of 727 Private (Pte) William John Pickup, 1st Battalion. A native of Wanganui, NZ, Pte Pickup was a carpenter from Darlinghurst, NSW prior to enlistment and embarked with F Company from Sydney on HMAT Afric on 18 October 1914. On 19 May 1915 he was killed in action at Gallipoli and was buried in the Shrapnel Valley Cemetery. This portrait is one of a number displayed on a photo montage Honour Board made for the department store Anthony Hordern and Sons Ltd, Sydney by the returned soldier and sailor employees of the company. It commemorated 46 of the company's 48 employees who died as a result of their service in the First World War..