Studio portrait of 2791 Private Arthur George Clarke, 9th (later 49th), Battalion of South ...

Units
Accession Number P05301.200
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Queensland
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 2791 Private Arthur George Clarke, 9th (later 49th), Battalion of South Brisbane, Qld. Son of Arthur George and L. Clarke, of Gatton, Qld, A butcher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ayrshire (A33) on 1 September 1915. He was killed in action on 3 September 1916 near Pozieres, France, aged 28. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, France.