|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 4475 Private Cecil Augustus Dean 4th (later 45th) Battalion of Arncliffe, NSW. ...
Studio portrait of 4475 Private Cecil Augustus Dean 4th (later 45th) Battalion of Arncliffe, NSW. Son of Charles A Dean, of Sandringham, NSW. A commercial traveller prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Wandilla (A62) on 3 February 1916. He was killed in action on 8 August 1916 near Pozieres, France, aged 22. His name was originally recorded on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France, but in 1936 his remains were discovered and reinterred in Ovillers Military Cemetery, Ovillers la Boiselle, France.