Studio portrait of 6498 Private Victor Green, 5th Battalion of Benalla, Victoria. A school ...

Unit 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05248.056
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 6498 Private Victor Green, 5th Battalion of Benalla, Victoria. A school teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Nestor (A71) on 2 October 1916. On 22 April 1917, he was wounded in action near Langnicourt, France and died later that day at the 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, France, aged 20. He is buried in the Grevillers British Cemetery, France.