Studio portrait of 1851 Acting Corporal (later Corporal) William George Warne, 30th (later ...

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Accession Number P05301.202
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, 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 1851 Acting Corporal (later Corporal) William George Warne, 30th (later 45th),Battalion of Petersham, NSW. Son of William and Elizabeth Warne. A grocer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Berrima (A35) on 17 December 1915. He was killed in action on 7 August 1916 on the ridge above Pozieres, France, aged 26. He was buried where he fell but post war the grave was not found. He is remembered with honour on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, France.