Studio portrait of 3960 Private James McEwan Morrison, 1st Battalion, of Leichhardt, NSW. Son of ...

Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.122
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1915
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 3960 Private James McEwan Morrison, 1st Battalion, of Leichhardt, NSW. Son of William and Eliza Ann Morrison of Paddington, NSW. An electrical engineer prior to enlisting he embarked from Sydney aboard RMS Mooltan on 11 December 1915. He was killed in action on 22 July 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 17. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.