|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
Sidney Riley Studios
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
|Date made||c 1919|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Studio portrait of 727 Private (Pte) William John Pickup, 1st Battalion. A native of Wanganui, ...
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..