|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: Queensland|
|Date made||c 1915|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 1996 Private (later Corporal) Bruce Fawthrope Pelvin, 9th (later 49th) ...
Studio portrait of 1996 Private (later Corporal) Bruce Fawthrope Pelvin, 9th (later 49th) Battalion, of Toowoomba, Qld. Son of Alfred and Mary M. Pelvin, of Waimate, South Canterbury, New Zealand. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Brisbane aboard HMAT Kyarra (A55) on 16 April 1915. He was killed in action on 4 September 1916 near Pozieres, France, aged 25. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.