Studio portrait of 4475 Private Cecil Augustus Dean 4th (later 45th) Battalion of Arncliffe, NSW. ...

Units
Accession Number P05301.186
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c 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 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.