Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant George Albert Eddy, of Castlemaine, Vic.  He served as a Major and Second in Command of the 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles during the Boer War.  As a Major, Eddy was ...
ID numberP04321.002
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print other than silver gelatin
MakerTalma Studio
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date madec 1899
DescriptionStudio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant George Albert Eddy, of Castlemaine, Vic. He served as a Major and Second in Command of the 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles during the Boer War. As a Major, Eddy was killed in action on 12 February 1900, whilst bringing his men forward to cover the retreat of the 2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment at Rensburg. He was killed in the same action as Lieutenant James Roberts and Corporal Alex Ross.