Studio portrait of 3244 Private Joseph Lawrence Stone 19th (later 4th) Battalion of Alexandria, ...

Units
Accession Number P05301.180
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
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 3244 Private Joseph Lawrence Stone 19th (later 4th) Battalion of Alexandria, NSW. Son of Albert Eagles Stone, and Catherine Stone. A horse-driver prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Suevic (A29) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action on 23 July 1916 near Pozieres, France, aged 28. 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.