|Object type||Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 6295 Private (Pte) Philip Gidley Leslie King, 20th Reinforcements, 14th ...
Studio portrait of 6295 Private (Pte) Philip Gidley Leslie King, 20th Reinforcements, 14th Battalion, of Cobden, Vic. A farmer prior to enlisting on 17 December 1915, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Port Sydney on 7 September 1916. Pte King was killed in action on 5 February 1917, in France, aged 34 years. He was a descendant of Phillip Gidley King, Third Governor of NSW, one of over 50 whom served in the First World War.