Mrs Rita Jillard and her three children, from the left, John, Lois and Neill, stand at the Shrine of Remembrance one Anzac Day in the early 1950s. Mrs Jillard is holding three small Union Jack ...
ID numberP02830.002
Collection typePhotograph
Object type
  • Black & white
  • Portrait
MakerUnknown
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1950s
Physical description
  • Black & white
  • Portrait
DescriptionMrs Rita Jillard and her three children, from the left, John, Lois and Neill, stand at the Shrine of Remembrance one Anzac Day in the early 1950s. Mrs Jillard is holding three small Union Jack flags in her hand and wearing a Widow's Badge. Mrs Jillard is the widow of Able Seaman Alfred Jillard, a DEMS Gunner (Defensively Equipped Merchant Ship) serving on the Shaw Savill liner SS Ceramic when she was sunk in the North Atlantic on 6 December 1942 by the German submarine U-515.