Studio portrait of 860 Corporal (later 2nd Lieutenant) William Colvin, 8th Battalion of Rutherglen, Victoria.  A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Benalla ...
ID numberP05248.031
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Photomechanical print
Place madeAustralia: Victoria
Date made1914
DescriptionStudio portrait of 860 Corporal (later 2nd Lieutenant) William Colvin, 8th Battalion of Rutherglen, Victoria. A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Benalla (A24) on 19 October 1914. On 25 July 1916, he was killed in action at Pozieres, France, aged 23. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.