Studio portrait of 4455 Private Charles Miller, 1st Battalion of Penrith, NSW. Son of the late ...

Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.172
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made c 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 4455 Private Charles Miller, 1st Battalion of Penrith, NSW. Son of the late John and Laura Miller. A painter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916. He was killed in action on 18 August 1916 in France, aged 25. He was buried in the vicinity of Pozieres. Post war, his grave was not found and he is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.