Studio portrait of 1996 Private (later Corporal) Bruce Fawthrope Pelvin, 9th (later 49th) ...

Units
Accession Number P05301.216
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 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.