Studio portrait of 3647 Acting Corporal (later Private) Charles George Waugh, 17th Battalion, of ...

Unit 17th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P05301.218
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made 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 3647 Acting Corporal (later Private) Charles George Waugh, 17th Battalion, of North Sydney, NSW. Son of Charles W. and Mrs Cecilia Charlotte Waugh. A storekeeper prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 20 December 1915. He was killed in action on 24 August 1916 near Pozieres, France, aged 25. He was buried in the vicinity of Pozieres near Albert but post war his grave was not found. He is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.