Studio portrait of NX60320 Private Jack Osbaldeston Eddison, 2/20th Battalion

Unit 2/2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P03412.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of NX60320 Private (Pte) Jack Osbaldeston Eddison, 2/20th Battalion, 8th Division who died as a Prisoner of War (POW) in Yokohama Japan on 7 June 1943. His brother, 563 Flight Lieutenant Edward Dalkeith Eddison, 30 Squadron RAAF, died eleven days earlier while on flying operations in New Guinea on 27 May 1943. The brothers were born in Mottisfont, Hampshire, England and the family lived in Canberra ACT.