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. ...
ID numberP05301.216
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Photomechanical print
MakerUnknown
Place madeAustralia: Queensland
Date madec 1915
DescriptionStudio 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.